*countable infinities only

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Thu May 31 17:03:05 UTC 2012


On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 12:53:30PM -0400, Gerry Reno wrote:
> On 05/31/2012 12:51 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 12:49:53PM -0400, Gerry Reno wrote:
> >> The issue could be solved by having the SecureBoot default setting depend on the OS being booted:
> >>
> >> SecureBoot should only be Default:ON for Microsoft OS's and any other OS's that want to deal with that
> >>
> >> and should be Default:OFF for all others.
> > How do you distinguish between a non-Microsoft OS and a piece of malware 
> > that will then boot a Microsoft OS?
> >
> 
> The Microsoft OS should refuse to boot if it is being invoked in an unauthorized manner.

How does the Microsoft OS know that it's being invoked in an 
unauthorised manner?

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org


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