Fake login screens

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 21:52:44 UTC 2009


On Saturday 14 February 2009 12:54:03 pm Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> However, it seems to me that nobody is getting the point about fake 
> login screens: if I am an *user* of somebody else's network, how can I 
> protect myself from another *user* faking a login screen, used as the 
> only running X application, and stealing my password?
> 
> Under some windows versions, I can use ctrl+alt+delete. 

And *YOU* are missing the point that Ctrl+Alt+Delete on Ubuntu *already* does 
what Windows does when you hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete but are actually already logged 
in: it asks if you want to log out.

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
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