Haven’t we learned by now?
Roger’s Security Blog : Windows Vista Recovery Console and the Password:
Please tell me we aren’t still fighting the security myths of XP and 2000? Back when XP was relatively new there was a story about a security issue that you could get into XP if you used recovery media to boot. You can use a linux boot disk as well. You can get into any operating system if you have physical access and that’s why physical access to a system is very important. But to consider this a security issue? Folks… when we’re dealing with “non security issues” that we dealt with how many years ago? Haven’t we learned by now?