[Pauldotcom] Kon-Boot on a USB
irongeek at irongeek.com
Mon Jul 6 21:17:11 UTC 2009
Sorry, I won't make it to Defcon (the cost is a little high). I also tested
my KonBoot usb on another box, same results.
On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Michael Douglas <mick at pauldotcom.com> wrote:
> Thanks very much for trying Adrian, it's possible that something
> fundamental about the way the Kon Book works.
> Again, I can't take credit for this... Paul is the one who pointed it
> out to me. After I played with it a bit John gave the final nudge
> needed for me to shout about this.
> I will attempt to test this with my WinXP 64 build. Unless someone's
> already tested this... If so, please speak up! ;-)
> See you at DEFCON?
> - Mick
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Adrian Crenshaw<irongeek at irongeek.com>
> > Nice find Mick. I did some messing around with it, I could not get
> > Unetbootin to put it on a flash drive from the CD ISO, but I could get it
> > too boot from the USB using the floppy disk image and this page:
> > However, even though it would boot from the USB, it lead to a gray screen
> > when it should have loaded the default OS off of the local drive. The CD
> > burned worked perfectly on the same box, so I don't think it is the
> > hardware. I'd be interested if anyone else had the same issue: Worked
> from a
> > CD, but not a thumb drive.
> > Anyone know if this only works on 32bit versions of Windows? Also,
> > are scant on their page, but what it seems to do is act as a boot loader,
> > mod the memory and then you can log in as any local account with a blank
> > password. Neato.
> > Adrian
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