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[liberationtech] Privacy in Ubuntu 12.10

Dev Random c1.devrandom at niftybox.net
Thu Nov 8 18:44:43 PST 2012


On 12-11-08 11:34 AM, Micah Lee wrote:
> ... get encrypted. When you're not encrypting your whole hard drive, "evil
> maid" style attacks become much easier. If someone gets physical access
> to your computer for just a couple minutes, they can boot to a live cd
> and replace your /usr/bin/ssh or /usr/bin/gpg with malicious versions.

If someone gets physical access to your computer, all is lost, because
they can replace the BIOS and/or the bootloader.  The other points you
make are valid.





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