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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Second attempt at kernel secure boot support
    On Thu, 1 Nov 2012 16:29:01 +0000
    Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com> wrote:

    > On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 03:06:54PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > > The entire point of this feature is that it's no longer possible to turn
    > > > a privileged user exploit into a full system exploit. Gaining admin
    > > > access on Windows 8 doesn't permit you to install a persistent backdoor,
    > >
    > > Really, that would be a first. Do you have a detailed knowledge of
    > > windows 8 actual security ?
    >
    > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/hh848061%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

    No I said knowledge of not web pages. The Red Hat pages say Linux is very
    secure, the Apple ones say MacOS is.

    The point being you don't want to evaluate apparent security by press
    release of one system versus deep internal knowledge of the other.

    Alan




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