Commit ac948171 authored by BitingBird's avatar BitingBird

saparate BIOS/firmware attacks (#7076)

parent 981713ad
......@@ -10,17 +10,13 @@ make a good use of it.
<a id="compromized_hardware"></a>
Tails does not protect against compromized hardware, BIOS or firmware attacks
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Tails does not protect against compromized hardware
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If the computer has been compromised by someone having physical access
to it and who installed untrusted pieces of hardware (like a
keylogger), then it might not be safe to use Tails.
Tails can also not protect against BIOS or firmware attacks. Those are
not managed by the operating system, and in practice they function
like hardware.
<a id="untrusted_system"></a>
Tails can be compromized if installed or plugged in untrusted systems
......@@ -37,6 +33,15 @@ Tails can be compromized if installed or plugged in untrusted systems
Tails can not be compromized by a virus in your usual operating
system. See the [[corresponding FAQ|support/FAQ#compromised_system]].
<a id="BIOS_firmware"></a>
Tails does not protect against BIOS or firmware attacks
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Tails can also not protect against BIOS or firmware attacks. Those are
not managed by the operating system, and in practice they function
like hardware.
<a id="exit_node"></a>
Tor exit nodes can eavesdrop on communications
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