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    Windows 8 Secure Boot bypassed / UEFI bootkit

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    The issue that makes the kernel-mode exploit possible was discovered and reported to the affected platform vendors over a year ago, Bulygin said...
    Not good.
    "I know nothing."
    Cheers.

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    Exactly.
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    I think that it would have been more honest to mention that the uefi secure boot problem was caused by a few motherboard vendors, and, at least for now, there's nothing wrong with the design of secure boot itself.
    Gilles Lussier

    HWC Folding@Home Team

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    They did, in the first sentence.
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