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Re: [suse-security] password recovery



Hi Dirk,

On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 14:44, Dirk Schreiner wrote:
> And just to mention, cause (i guess) it was never
> said in this thread.
> 
> You can secure this by giving the boot-loader
> a Password, giving the Bios a Password,
> and configure Bios to only boot from
> Harddisk.

But you have also to mention this: Bios can be easily reset and
boot-loader-password does not protect you from booting off a rescue-cd.
In any case - as long as the data on the disk are not encrypted and a
person, who wants to get to your data, has physical access to the
machine - then you're screwed.

Greetings,

Ralf




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