Author: Francis Rowe <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:24:17 +0100
docs/hcl/c201.html: the screw
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if you brick the laptop; read <a href="../install/bbb_setup.html">../install/bbb_setup.html</a> for an example of how to set up
an SPI programmer.
+ Write protection is useful, because it prevents the firmware from being re-flashed by any malicious software that
+ might become executed on your GNU/Linux system, as root. In other words, it can prevent an <i>evil maid</i> attack. It's
+ possible to write protect on all current libreboot systems, but chromebooks make it easy. The screw is such a stupidly
+ simple idea, which all laptop designs should implement.