What You Need to Know about Windows 10 Secure Boot Keys


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In what could be absolutely considered a glittering example of exactly why golden keys offering a backdoor into secure services shouldn’t exist, Microsoft accidentally leaked the master key to their Secure Boot system. The leak potentially unlocks all devices with Microsoft Secure Boot technology installed, stripping their locked operating system status, enabling users to install their own operating systems and applications in place of those designated by the Redmond technology behemoth. The leak shouldn’t compromise your device security — in theory. But it will open the lines for alternative operating systems and other applications that would previously have failed to work on a Secure Boot system….

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