Windows 8 ‘Secure Boot’ not that secure
At least booting Windows 8 was secure – or so we thought.
However, there are certain mistakes platform vendors could make which can completely undermine protections offered by Secure Boot. And, of course, hardware vendors make these.
At Black Hat USA2013 Yuriy Bulygin will demonstrate an example of full software bypass of Windows 8 Secure Boot due to such mistakes on some of the latest platforms and explain how those mistakes can be avoided.