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RE: [in] Re: IE is just as safe as FireFox
From: "joe" <mvp () joeware net>
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 09:20:59 -0500

Well if hacking Windows cold across a tcp/ip service such as web this may be
helpful, but it doesn't require  much more than that to figure out what the
admin account is for a given machine.

  joe

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Pro-Choice
Let me choose if I even want a browser loaded thanks!




-----Original Message-----
From: full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com
[mailto:full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com] On Behalf Of Jeremy Davis
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 9:40 PM
To: full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Subject: Re: [in] Re: [Full-disclosure] IE is just as safe as FireFox

Are you able to change root's name in nix? Why not if the answer is no?
(Things would break right? UID 0?) Knowing the account name is two-thirds of
the battle.
In windows it's fairly easy to change the admin name.
Not a professional here just curious...
J


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