[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the BBC!!!

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Oct 24 19:49:19 BST 2009

Jon Reynolds wrote:
> Am I thinking about this wrong or is it true that using a live CD, one
> can just boot into the live environment and then mount the host
> computer's hard drive and browse its contents. Isn't that a really bad
> security issue?
> 's 
> Jon Reynolds
Depends on how you look at it.  From a support point of view, it's 
really handy (I often do this for recovering data from screwed up 
XP/Vista installations), but then I guess from a personal data point of 
view, yes it could be a bit of a security issue.


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