MuySeguridad our colleagues say, the creator of the Linux kernel has stepped forward to enter the debate of course block the installation of alternative operating systems like Linux, the new computers with Windows 8 will include a type of ‘soft start’ in the new basic systems / O UEFI to replace the old BIOS.
security system-in theory- prevent dual boot of Windows 8 and other systems as now happens , as the firmware and software boot process must be signed, as Microsoft to protect the entire Windows boot process 8 of the introduction of malware on it.
Although Microsoft has indicated that the safe boot is a protocol for UEFI and not a function of Windows 8 and the original OEM manufacturers are free to activate or not so safe, worry-free community is remarkable, since several points is noted that more than security is to block alternative operating systems to Windows.
Linus has expressed his views on this system, indicating that Fedora understands the position, which pays a license to provide support for these teams, but also believes that hackers eventually will overcome the barrier imposed on UEFI Linux distros. You have all the details in the original story, in MuySeguridad .
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