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SubjectRe: Username "root" unique?
On Sun, 15 Nov 1998, Zow Terry Brugger wrote:

> Ah yes, but the advantage of changing the name of root is that it makes it
> just a little more difficult to crack. That way, people need to figure out not
> only the password, but the account name as well. This is a popular technique
> in NT administration: changing the name of the Administrator account.

...and this is where it belongs. Most of breakins into unix boxes have
nothing to do with the username of user with uid 0, or its password.

--
Alex


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