Danny Terweij - Net Tuning | Net d.terweij at
Fri Dec 9 01:53:54 UTC 2005

From: "Terry Polzin" <fox3ec208 at>

>I'd boot into rescue mode and vi the /etc/shadow file and remove the
>then reboot normal.  The accounts will then have no password and then you
>could generate your own passwords.

Eeks!. I thought linux was better then windows with passwords security.

So when your laptop/server/pc is stolen all they have to do is this and gets
full access as root with no pass?

Next question, how to prevent this ?


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