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Sysadmin cracked military PC’s security by reading the manual

Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

Re: Compaq 'security'?

If you've got physical access to the machine "cracking it" isnt a worry so much as something you should be embarrassed if you cant do. ie more than likely possible (see many tricks described above)

It'd take a hell of a setup to stop a half decent techie armed with boot disks , drive caddy , dipswitches , screwdriver , downtime , permission to tinker etc etc .

Encryption is probly the only way.

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