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Google has made its Shielded VMs the default option in its cloud. The web giant introduced Shielded VMs as an option in mid-2018. The virtual machines use a virtual trusted platform module (vTPM) and UEFI firmware to make it hard to sneak in malicious firmware, dud drivers, rootkits and other nasties that could mess up a VM as …

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