Re: Cracking admin password on Win 2000; then putting it back?
From: donnie (donnie_at_queyosepa.net)
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 00:59:26 GMT
On Wed, 06 Oct 2004 22:16:41 GMT, Celtic Leroy
>Leythos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>In article <email@example.com>,
>>> Leythos <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> ]In article <email@example.com>,
>>> ]firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
>>While a strictly technical question is possible, there are still many of
>>us that are network security professionals, network designers, firewall
>>administrators, and even business owners that recognize questions, no
>>matter how they are worded, for the threat/hazard they represent and
>It seems that youth today don't think about the consequences of their
>actions. It never occurs to them that this action will produce that
snip rant based on poor assumption
Youth? How do you know the age of usenet posters? Are you sure that
the original poster qualifies as youth? Feel free to guess my age