Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE: Possibly very good
by Neolander on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 07:24 UTC in reply to "Possibly very good"
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Except the OS can be modified, at least in its current form. If you can install an antivirus which checks and alters every file you open, you can install a rootkit.

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