[coreboot] Re : Re: Re : Re: BIOS/CoreBoot/UBOOT

echelon at free.fr echelon at free.fr
Fri Apr 13 00:18:00 CEST 2018

It is the "IS FINE" that shocked (and saddened...) me

----- Mail d'origine -----
De: David Hendricks <david.hendricks at gmail.com>
À: Florentin Demetrescu <echelon at free.fr>
Cc: Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se>, Coreboot <coreboot at coreboot.org>
Envoyé: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:09:54 +0200 (CEST)
Objet: Re: [coreboot] Re : Re: BIOS/CoreBoot/UBOOT

On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 2:18 PM, <echelon at free.fr> wrote:

> ----- Mail d'origine -----
> De: Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se>
> À: coreboot at coreboot.org
> Envoyé: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:43:48 +0200 (CEST)
> Objet: Re: [coreboot] BIOS/CoreBoot/UBOOT
> ...
> > Most people who buy computers are happy, because controlling the computer
> > isn't as important as using the desktop, which I think IS FINE.
> (emphasis mine)
> ...
> It depends .. many people use their computer to access their online bank
> accounts or to do operations with their bitcoin wallets. Would you be happy
> knowing that someone from MS (could be a very decent person btw..) have
> STEALTH access to your banking operations at every moment?...

What does this have to do secure boot, which is what Peter was talking

I think we're all on the same page with regards to obscure privileged code
and microcontrollers running in the system. But that's not what was being

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