Re: Cracking admin password on Win 2000; then putting it back?

From: Bill Unruh (
Date: 10/06/04

Date: 6 Oct 2004 16:47:20 GMT

Leythos <> writes:

]In article <>,
] says...
]> The question wasn't Do you think it's ok if I
]> try to crack the administrator passwd? If it were, I would have said,
]> I don't think it's a good idea.

]But when you are asked - tell me how to crack the password so that no-
]one knows I've done it, what's the difference.

He seems to be of the opinion that technical questions and ethical questions are
distinct categories. As long as things are phrased technically, ethical
(or legal) considerations are irrelevant.