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Re: Universal Secure Boot bootloader?

From: David Balažic
Subject: Re: Universal Secure Boot bootloader?
Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 20:05:31 +0200

On Mon, 11 May 2020 at 09:32, Steve <address@hidden> wrote:
> A Secure Boot UEFI BIOS can only boot signed UEFI boot files.
> If it could boot to any other type of boot file then it wouldn't be secure!
> If you disable Secure Boot, then you can UEFI-boot to unsigned UEFI boot 
> files.

Yes, but if I use the Kaspersky UEFI shim, then I can "chainload" unsigned code.

> Legacy\MBR BIOSes can only boot via the old Legacy BIOS methods.

This is not 100% true. Using Clover EFI bootloader (or others, like
rEFInd) it is possible to boot UEFI software on legacy systems (that
only have legacy BIOS).

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