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Re: ssh clarification needed





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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