[SECURITY] Simpleinit root exploit
archaic at comcast.net
Wed May 29 12:09:04 PDT 2002
On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 09:08:51AM -0400, jsmaby at virgo.umeche.maine.edu
> lilo prompt. You can password-protect lilo to close that whole. Next
> is booting off a floppy, and mounting the hard disk from it. Simply
> disable booting from the floppy in bios, and password-protect bios.
> Well, the bios password can be reset either via a jumper in the
> motherboard, or removing the cmos battery for a short period of time.
> So now you need a case lock. That's probably as far as it should go
> (don't need light-activated explosive devices in the case or anything
> like that).
Awww, you're taking all the fun out of it! :)
"The power to tax involves the power to destroy;...the power to destroy
may defeat and render useless the power to create...."
- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819.
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