[arch-general] [OT] Sending a laptop to the repair shop
bugflux at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 03:33:17 EDT 2012
If it's not encrypted, creating another user does you no good, since anyone
with physical access to the computer can easily access all the files by
simply using a LiveCD, for example...
Just assume the worst at all times, and you will be fine!
On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 2:54 AM, Manolo Martínez
<manolo at austrohungaro.com>wrote:
> On 09/20/12 at 10:46pm, Martín Cigorraga wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 9:51 PM, Ralf Mardorf <
> ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2012-09-20 at 20:38 -0400, Manolo Martínez wrote:
> > > Do you create a new user for them, you
> > > > give them your user and password and hope for the best, ask them to
> > > > a live CD? What?
> > >
> > >
> > WHAT? You can't be so naive dude, I would promptly give my life than my
> > pwd!!! Which reminds me: http://xkcd.com/538/
> Yep, that's why I was asking. I think I'll just create another user for
> them. This will at least protect my files from casual browsing. Although
> Ralf's probably right they don't give a rat's ass.
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