Re: Faking administrators accounts?

From: Stephen Souza (
Date: 06/17/02

From: Stephen Souza <>
Date: 17 Jun 2002 07:56:13 -0500

"Daniel Masur" <> wrote in

> But what about the uid?
> Afaik, the admin account has the uid 501.
> By simply renaming it the uid should remain the same.
> So the renamed admin account would still be gainable by trying
> the uid.
> Or am i wrong?

no you are not, a good hacker would recognize the issue and work
with it, but most users and hackers in training wold not know what
to do. It just helps to deal with wanabees and preset scritps.

Stephen Souza
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