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Where to start?

Post by ssjskipp on Fri May 02, 2008 5:02 pm
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I'm looking for, or want to program, a security script for my computer. When I boot it up, I want it to ask a random question, and give an input for an answer. If the answer is right, it continues to boot, if not, it shuts down.

Anyone know where I would start to make something like this?
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Re: Where to start?

Post by GuGaBoY on Sat May 03, 2008 9:48 am
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Do you use windows or linux?
A perl script would be fine if you use Linux.
Anyways, I think a bios password would be be safer...
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Re: Where to start?

Post by ssjskipp on Sat May 03, 2008 3:38 pm
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I use both -- I was thinking of putting it before GRUB runs, if possible...just pointing in a direction to start would be a great help.
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Re: Where to start?

Post by BhaaL on Sun May 04, 2008 3:55 am
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Wouldnt it be easier to simply put a password on GRUB? :o
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Re: Where to start?

Post by comperr on Sun May 04, 2008 8:15 pm
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Re: Where to start?

Post by yourmysin on Mon May 12, 2008 6:06 pm
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I suggest both a bios password and grub password. Both different obviousally. Bios password's are easy to reset so you wouldn't want to rely strictly on that.
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