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No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader

No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader

Posted Jun 25, 2012 17:09 UTC (Mon) by JEFFREY (guest, #79095)
In reply to: No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader by pboddie
Parent article: Details on Ubuntu's UEFI secure boot plan

Precisely, my concern regards a sort of mass DOS attack where someone evil has obtained the keys and remotely disables 90% of the computers out there. Oops.


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No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader

Posted Jun 25, 2012 17:15 UTC (Mon) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198) [Link]

My guess is that the risk is about the same someone breaking into the major vendors and pushing out an update that wipes everyones hard drives, ie. not very likely at all.


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