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Qualcomm Maintains its Dedication to Security with Secure Boot

Along the lines of Android Nougat's strictly enforced verified boot and Windows' Secure Boot features, Qualcomm is also pursuing a set of security standards based on cryptographic image authentication to ensure a secure boot chain. As Qualcomm Engineer Ryan Nakamoto muses, all devices with boot chains are potentially vulnerable to malicious image injection. If an attacker gains...

Microsoft’s Debug Mode Flaw and “Golden Key” Leak Allows Disabling of Secure Boot

Windows-based OSs are no longer the default and top choice in the mobile scene. The Open Source nature of Android has found many fans in OEMs, and as a result, less and less phones use Windows these days. But if you are among those who still continue to use a Windows device in your daily life, there's...