[clug] Dangerous Dave's talk

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 13:54:08 MST 2015

On 05/03/15 07:37, Hal Ashburner wrote:
> On 4 March 2015 at 21:43, Scott Ferguson <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A live CD is better - *if* kept updated. An OS installed to a USB Key is
>> (possibly?) not quite as secure as a Live CD, but is easier to keep updated.
> What about an SD card that you enable as writable only to do updates
> with that big hardware switch on the side of it?

Same advantages/disadvantages as a USB Flash drive.

The advantage of a Live CD over a rewritable device is that it's not
re-writable - but that's only a problem if you are browsing sites other
than your bank *and* you then revisit your bank.

How can banks justify:-
1. page design that doesn't support password managers
2. using multiple scripts and resources pulled from second (and third)
party sites. "Accidents" waiting to happen.... [I'm looking at 'you'

Kind regards

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