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Trusted platform module security defeated in 30 minutes, no soldering required

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Let’s say you’re a large company that has just shipped an employee a brand-new replacement laptop. And let’s say it comes preconfigured to use all the latest best security practices, including full-disk encryption using a trusted platform module, password-protected BIOS settings, UEFI SecureBoot, and virtually all other recommendations from the National […]

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Here’s what you’ll need to upgrade to Windows 11

Microsoft claims that “the new Windows is available on the widest array of devices,” but the Internet had a minor panic attack when requirements were outlined yesterday. [credit: Microsoft ] Since Microsoft’s announcement of Windows 11 yesterday, one concern has reverberated around the Web more loudly than any other—what’s this about a Trusted Platform Module […]