Re: Faking administrators accounts?

From: Jeff Cochran (jcochran)
Date: 06/05/02

From: jcochran at naplesgov dot com (Jeff Cochran)
Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2002 12:37:08 GMT

On Tue, 4 Jun 2002 23:58:54 +0200, "David Cur."
<> wrote:

>I was told it'll be great to fake some "admin" users as yet another security
>those fake users should get "no rights" - what do this mean? to make them
>and mark
>them as disabled? not to put them as a member in any group?

The administrator account is given no rights and removed from all
groups. In addition, you give it a long, unintelligble password with
uppercase, lowercase, numbers and symbols. Then you set auditing on
the account, and monitor it for attempted intrusions.

Make sure you give other accounts all the admin rights first. :)


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