1998-09-21 - Re: Stego-empty hard drives… (fwd)

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From: Jim Choate <ravage@einstein.ssz.com>
To: cypherpunks@einstein.ssz.com (Cypherpunks Distributed Remailer)
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Message ID: <199809212323.SAA19241@einstein.ssz.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-09-21 09:56:08 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 17:56:08 +0800

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From: Jim Choate <ravage@einstein.ssz.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 17:56:08 +0800
To: cypherpunks@einstein.ssz.com (Cypherpunks Distributed Remailer)
Subject: Re: Stego-empty hard drives... (fwd)
Message-ID: <199809212323.SAA19241@einstein.ssz.com>
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> Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 16:05:30 -0400
> From: Sunder <sunder@brainlink.com>
> Subject: Re: Stego-empty hard drives...

> What's this bullshit, eh?  Just overwrite the BIOS roms in your machine to
> return all zeros for the sectors you don't want to show them.  Have some
> special passphrase you have to type in while in the BIOS setup program to
> deactivate this.  Most newer notebooks have flash upgradeable ROMs anyway.

What's this bullshit, eh?

I wonder how you propose to answer the question:

"Sir, exactly why are you typing that sentence into the computer at this

Now we have not only given them probably cause but clear evidence for a
prior intent to commit a crime. Even if your hard drive is clean they're
going to bust your ass.


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