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Risk to native OS from Live CD?

when booted from linux live cd, all partitions of hard disk become accessible without any restriction. How to block this?

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You should encrypt your filesystem and protect with password. Google CryptofS!

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what about FAT32? –  Garry Aug 9 '10 at 9:53
    
@Garry what about it? –  kotekzot Apr 10 '12 at 19:10

Some options include:

  • Disabling the HDDs in the bios.
  • Unplugging them.
  • Making a custom live cd that has the behavior you want.
  • Downloading an alternate live cd that has the behavior you want.
  • Seeing if the live cd has some startup options allowing you to configure it how you want.
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computer is mine and live cd may be used by someone unauthorised. –  Garry Aug 9 '10 at 9:54
    
@Garry. I see, then Notinlist's encryption is the right solution. –  Kurt Aug 9 '10 at 10:13