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The goal of the creator of Rakshasa was to avoid having any malware, which could potentially be flagged by an antivirus, to be stored anywhere in the machine (whether it is on the hard-disk, in a firmware, or anywhere else). To achieve this, Jonathan Brossard (to call the creator by his name) implemented Rakshasa with the following principle: Rakshasa is ...


Yes, you have correctly concluded what Rakshasa is doing, except that the hard drive itself is never infected, nor does it have any evidence of the compromise. The compromise lives exclusively as non-malicious code in BIOS, which loads malicious code from a network server that lives exclusively in RAM. That's a long video for us to watch and review, so I ...


If you're asking if UEFI add additional attack vectors against TrueCrypt vs. a non-UEFI BIOS, the answer is probably no. Running TrueCrypt on a UEFI-enabled computer with the UEFI code signing turned off is no less secure that a computer without UEFI.

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