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The secret service lobby has optimized modern mobile devices to be completely reprogrammable to function as a spybug or trigger self-destruction through wirelessly installable trojans (let's call them "Stuxnet") taking control over alleged remote-maintenance features. Did you never ask why iPad Air contains 2 highly flammable LiPo battery cells and a ...


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I would suggest you look at these two articles. They are quite technical but explain a lot on low-level. Peter Gutmann, Data Remanence in Semiconductor Devices Peter Gutmann, Secure Deletion of Data from Magnetic and Solid-State Memory If you are looking also for a counter-measure then I would suggest TRESOR Runs Encryption Securely Outside RAM


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I guess you only want to use one USB port at a time (you could use a hub to this port in the few cases you need more ports) and you intend to keep this macbook until its out of service. (eg, it does not matter if some USB ports gets destroyed). Then I would suggest filling all USB ports except one with Expoxy glue. The port you select to be open would ...


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Software cannot protect against physical attacks. Security requires a layered approach. Most cases have the ability to put on a physical lock. More secure systems cases can also hide the cable connections and prevent changing keyboards, or other peripheral connections. The BIOS/boot password is only one part of a greater security plan for a system. It's ...


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A BIOS/EFI password can only be considered effective because of security by obscurity. An attacker can easily override the BIOS password with only keyboard and power button access with something like this, or via physical access to the internals of the PC. What use is it, then? Well, it makes you feel secure, but it really only deters people who don't know ...


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This is not actually the secret key, but a kind of stub referencing the one on your card. This stub contains pretty much all "metadata" of your private key (including the public key belonging to it), but the actual private key is only stored on your card (and never leaves it). This is important, as the card only stores the actual key (and performs basic ...



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