*countable infinities only
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sun Jun 3 00:59:45 UTC 2012
Michael Scherer wrote:
> And I think no one would be happy if someone start to use some stuff
> like Bluepill ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Pill_%28software%29 )
> to root them.
You can be blue-pilled purely from userspace, which "Secure" Boot does not
protect at all. Ever heard of software emulation? It doesn't even need root
access! It's several times slower (~50 times in my experience of running
qemu-system-x86_64 on a 32-bit P4 to build packages), but some users are
happily using spyware/virus/trojan-infected machines slowed down to a crawl.
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