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Re: TPM support status ?

From: Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: TPM support status ?
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 13:24:20 +0200

On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Michael Gorven<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thursday 20 August 2009 12:58:50 Michal Suchanek wrote:
>> How does TPM protest your machine from physical access? I thought it's
>> a small chip somewhere on the board, not a steel case around the
>> machine.
> The TPM can be configured to only divulge the secret once it's been proven
> that only the intended software is running.
Proven? As any chip it can only know what's on its pins. High-tech
electric lab equipment can fool any chip. Asking nicely at university
most students can gain access to one.
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