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RE: [Full-disclosure] Firewire Attack on Windows Vista

>>Let's say the computer is off. You can turn it on, but that gets you
to a login screen. What can the Firewire device do? 

OK, I guess I misunderstood the original paper
.pdf). It now looks to me like they are claiming they can disable
password authentication *even while the system is not logged on* - do I
have that right?

Larry Seltzer
eWEEK.com Security Center Editor
Contributing Editor, PC Magazine