ssh clarification needed
mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 16:24:43 UTC 2009
Mike Cloaked wrote:
> If someone could boot the machine into single user mode then they could
> get in b ut only if they have the luks passphrase. So doing a fully
> encrypted install is pretty safe in the event the laptop got into the
> wrong hands. I am not even sure any of the tools currently available would
> be able to compromise a machine installed that way but no doubt other
> security experts will comment on that.
By the way if your root partition was not encrypted then someone with
physical access to your machine could boot into single user mode and get
root access - hence encrypting the root partition is probably the only way
to avoid that - unless someone knows a different way in?
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