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Old 23rd May 2009
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Originally Posted by pik View Post

One thing that was concerning me was the lack of security via single user mode. By default, single user mode doesn't ask for a password - it will drop the user at a root prompt, no questions asked. Obviously this isn't a very desirable situation for a laptop, and in my mind it's probably more insecure than windows xp - so I manually commented out the 'secure' attributes listed in /etc/ttys. Has anyone else bothered to do this, or am I just being paranoid?
No, you are not paranoid. You are just ignorant about security. Sorry, nothing personal

Last edited by Oko; 23rd May 2009 at 08:02 AM.
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