That's not the only meaning of that statement
Posted Feb 1, 2006 12:15 UTC (Wed) by smitty_one_each
In reply to: That's not the only meaning of that statement
Parent article: Van Jacobson's network channels
I think parent's point was about a living user doing a cold boot with a live CD, and then comitting mischief, not about an existing application you're running somehow warm booting and doing that.
Clearly, unprotected ON/OFF switches and promiscuous BIOS boot settings can be a gaping security hole.
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