Linux Vs Windows in security
debiani386 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 21:10:59 UTC 2007
David Vincent wrote:
> Cesar Augusto Suarez wrote:
>> ...with the vista cd i can have root access to the system if i have physical access to it...
> With physical access to any machine you can gain root access fairly
> easily. This does not matter if your OS is Unix, Linux, OSX, Windows,
> or whatever.
however, i remember some older versions of ubuntu were not like that. if
i remember right, ubuntu 5.10 would leave the password in the log. the
password was viewable to all who could read the language. I dont know if
they fixed that or not (Hopefully they have) i dont view my logs that often
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