[oclug] Win Passwords cracked in 14 seconds
howardk at zed.net
Thu Jul 24 00:30:27 EDT 2003
True -- but the purpose of this utility is where the root password on
the NT box is either corrupt, or (in a case I was involved in) where
the sys admin quit and the owners were unable to get into the system
to make changes relating to shares.
Wednesday, July 23, 2003, 7:09:04 PM, you wrote:
MW> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 06:13:28PM -0400, Howard Krakower wrote:
>> Incidently, there is a bootable floppy that will allow you to change
>> the root (er, Administrator) password on any NT, Win2K or WinXP box.
>> It actually boots up in linux and has a neat text type of menu.
MW> if you don't have physical security, you don't have any security.
MW> just as true for linux as for windows.
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