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You'll never guess what you can do once you steal a laptop, reflash the BIOS, and reboot it

Selden

Aside from the sheer unlikelihood of this scenario, no mention of Chromebooks. Even if someone can reflash the BIOS, everything stored on a Chromebook is encrypted, so there is no data vulnerability. The worst that can happen is the that thief powerwashes it, which destroys all data, then sets it up for his own use.

Reference: https://chrome.googleblog.com/2011/07/chromebook-security-browsing-more.html

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