fs-verity: Embedded Linux File Protection

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Embedded Linux devices are generally lacking in security, but especially file system security. While I’m seeing the ship start to turn with respect to secure boot, there is still a wide lack of file system prevention and monitoring security.

In this video, I describe and provide a quick demo on fs-verity, a new-ish addition that allows similar protection from dm-verity, but on a file system level. What’s dm-verity you ask? Well, I go into that too.

The demo is using our spearf1sh OS — a #buildroot based hacking platform that we are getting closer to releasing. This board also has a Microchip ATECC608A on a Pmod, which could be used to sign the fs-verity measurements.

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