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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1472 ORWL PC: The most secure home computer ever
We’ve all heard tales of foreign intelligence entities breaking into hotel rooms and cloning a person’s hard drive while he or she is in the bar downstairs.

You might dismiss it as the stuff of urban legend or Jason Bourne movies, but this style of attack does highlight one of the most basic weaknesses of today’s PCs: Their data is extremely vulnerable once an attacker has physical access to a machine. Cold boot attacks, USB exploits,or DMA attacks over FireWire, among other breaches, are all possible if a bad actor can get his or her hands on the hardware.
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#1474 IKEv1 information disclosure vulnerability in multiple Cisco products
#1473 Mozilla plans Firefox fix for same malware vulnerability that bit Tor
#1472 ORWL PC: The most secure home computer ever
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