[clug] AllWinner kernel backdoor

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Fri May 13 08:50:28 UTC 2016


> It does highlight the importance of using an upstream kernel and, as
> someone who loves embedded devices, is one of my main gripes with the ARM
> ecosystem. Manufacturers just fork some ancient version of the kernel and
> a bootloader, then hack their device support on top and never gets it
> upstream (if they even release the code at all).

ARM devices are avoidable?


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