UEFI, does it offer an advantage for a Win 8 PC?

Started Jan 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
dmartin92
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Re: explain "security" please?
In reply to dmartin92, Jan 12, 2013

And:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/why-do-linux-fanatics-want-to-make-windows-8-less-secure/4100

"The secure boot feature pulls the rug out from under this rootkit and everything like it. Those key boot files that the rootkit tampers with are digitally signed. With Secure Boot enabled, any modification to those files is detected at startup by the UEFI code-signing check, and the system stops in its tracks. Rootkit foiled, user protected, recovery possible".

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