Secure Boot: What's Microsoft's Agenda?

Posted by brideoflinux on Oct 4, 2011 6:58 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Christine Hall
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I am not a coder, nor do I fancy myself as any kind of security expert. If I can figure out that secure boot will barely be a speed bump for the bad guys, but will be a killer for the casual computer enthusiast, wouldn’t it be safe to figure that the geniuses at Microsoft understood this long before the decision was made to require the feature’s full use by OEMs who want one of those nifty “certified Windows 8? stickers on their boxes?

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