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Fears Windows code-signing changes will screw up QA process

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Can anyone explain

One nasty one was signed with Realtek's driver key. Guess what else uses that key? The bulk of computer sound drivers today. Revoke that key and users suddenly lose their sound. That's probably why it was used: too much collateral damage to revoke.

Now imagine if a total own age malware was signed with the same key used to sign the Windows kernel...

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