[CentOS] Another security question

Brian brian-list at comcast.net
Thu Dec 25 23:50:03 UTC 2008


On Dec 25, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Lanny Marcus wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 9:49 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt- 
> consult.com> wrote:
>> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> "as much encryption as is possible" Just strikes me all wrong.
>>
>> "Use the RIGHT amount of intelligence."
>
> I agree with you, 100%. Not well written. The goal, obviously, is to
> be as safe as possible. If she is going to use a Public terminal, I
> believe my idea of booting from a Live CD is the best thing she can
> do. And, the easiest. No footprint left on the machine she uses, after
> she reboots it back to M$ Windows

I am always careful when I travel, but I also realize that the main  
way that *my* information is *statistically* and *realistically*   
likely to be stolen is... someone stealing my paper mail.

If I were logging into client boxes while I travel that is a  
different concern of course.

B



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