[Semibug] OpenBSD - Authenticate boot into single user mode

Bob Schubert semi at schoeby.com
Wed Jun 2 17:44:29 EDT 2021

Rather than physical access, it should read console access.  That doesn't
necessarily mean the same location I suppose these days (post 1990? Lol)

On Wed, Jun 2, 2021, 5:37 PM Bob Schubert <semi at schoeby.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 2, 2021, 4:46 PM Anthony Cascianelli <acascianelli at icloud.com>
> wrote:
>> It was mentioned earlier how pulling the battery off the laptop would
>> clear any boot password set up.  I thought most modern BIOS/UEFI passwords
>> were in non-volatile memory and would persist even if the batteries were
>> pulled.
> As the bad actor, I would already have control of the hardware so I would
> just move the drive to another machine and have access.
> I believe drive encryption mentioned is a pretty safe bet, for now,
> assuming the bad actor has physical access to the hardware.
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