Request for Review - Fedora Security Basics

Felipe Alfaro Solana felipe.alfaro at
Mon Oct 10 09:06:00 UTC 2005

> And let's not forget the old standby of simply removing the hard disk,
> attaching it to another system, and getting at any yummy data that way.
> Security starts with PHYSICAL security, as any security guru will tell
> you.  If a system is not physically protected from unauthorized access,
> not much else will be very effective.

That's a valid point, tought some intruders don't want to steal the
machine or the hard drive, as that would make the attack extremely
evident. Instead, it's easier to break into single-user mode and
create a user account used to remotely access the machine by any other

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