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Re: root password is not stored in /etc/cipux/



Hi,

On Tuesday 12 December 2006 18:36, RalfGesellensetter wrote:
> Most of those approaches apply sole obscurification without adding any
> extra security. But well, if it is just to keep out plain Knoppix
> users ;)

It will also make some people believe it's secure and they are easily 
exploitable then. -> bad idea.

Security by obscurity doesnt work, esp. if you discuss this on open & archived 
lists.


regards,
	Holger

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