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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 12 August 2016 - 07:52 PM

Microsoft Mistakenly Leaks Secure Boot Key

by Michael Mimoso
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August 11, 2016 , 11:31 am

Update Opponents of the government’s constant talk about intentional backdoors and exceptional access finally may have their case study as to why it’s such a bad idea. Two researchers operating under aliases (my123 and slipstream) this week posted a report—accompanied by a relentless chiptune—that reveals how Microsoft inadvertently published a Secure Boot policy that acts as a backdoor that allows for the UEFI firmware feature to be disabled and for anyone to load unsigned or self-signed code.

See more at: https://threatpost.c...oot-key/119828/

 

 



#2 Chachazz

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Posted 12 August 2016 - 07:57 PM

Secure Boot Bypass Allows Hackers to Load Bootkits/Rootkits

 

More - http://www.theregist..._boot_ms16_100/

and - http://www.securityw...devices-attacks