Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st May 2012 11:11 UTC
Fedora Core "Fedora 18 will be released at around the same time as Windows 8, and as previously discussed all Windows 8 hardware will be shipping with secure boot enabled by default. [...] We've been working on a plan for dealing with this. It's not ideal, but of all the approaches we've examined we feel that this one offers the best balance between letting users install Fedora while still permitting user freedom." Wait for it... "Our first stage bootloader will be signed with a Microsoft key."
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Prankster
by Gone fishing on Thu 31st May 2012 13:42 UTC
Gone fishing
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2006-02-22

So it can only be a matter of time before some prankster builds a boot sector virus with an MS key just for a laugh.

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