Vista security feature is 'anti-Linux'

Posted by henke54 on Apr 27, 2006 10:31 AM EDT; By John Leyden
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Security features introduced in Windows Vista will make setting up PCs to boot in either Linux or Windows far more difficult, according to security guru Bruce Schneier. Vista is due to feature hardware-based encryption, called BitLocker Drive Encryption, which acts as a repository to protect sensitive data in the event of a PC being either lost or stolen. This encryption technology also has the effect of frustrating the exchange of data needed in a dual boot system. "You could look at BitLocker as anti-Linux because it frustrates dual boot," Schneier told El Reg.

[Hmmm... We're sure this is all accidental. Yeah right. - dcparris]

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So they don't want me to dual boot then eh? d0nk3y 12 1,770 Apr 29, 2006 2:22 PM

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