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post #1 of 2 Old 06-08-2010, 01:47 PM - Thread Starter
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When I'm sharing files over my home network, if I want to access someone else's computer I input their username/pass and I have access to their Public fold and whatever shared folders they have.


HOWEVER!


When I do the same for my laptop, since my username and pass are the same, I automatically have access to my entire user folder, regardless of whether I want it shared or not!


Anybody else see this as a huge security risk? If you know the user/pass of someone else on the network and want to steal their private information without physically logging on to their computer, you can just create a completely unrelated account on your system using their user name and pass.

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post #2 of 2 Old 06-08-2010, 02:04 PM
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That's why nobody else knows my password, a string of random numbers/letters that I can remember by heart

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