Attack of the killer iPods
Posted Jun 23, 2005 10:12 UTC (Thu) by pilif
Parent article: Attack of the killer iPods
what I don't get is: To get that slurp.exe to work - in fact to execute any program on a computer - you have to be authorized.
So that disguised janitor may well come into the building and plug that iPod, but he will not be able to copy over any data - as he cannot login and thus cannot start that program.
The exception of course are publically accessable machines, but those should not have any sensitive data on them - and neither should they have access to them via network.
So the only way to really get to those documents is by hardware-modification (ie. take out the harddrive and hope data's on it and not only on servers), but this works as well with an ipod as without.
What do I overlook?
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