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But can't they bypass root by using this method.


http://www.newlinuxuser.com/howto-by...root-password/
No, that will only work if you have physical access to the machine. It will not work remotely.
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No, that will only work if you have physical access to the machine. It will not work remotely.
Indeed, besides, you have a GRUB password, right?
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No, that will only work if you have physical access to the machine. It will not work remotely.
Yes, but I can do a DOS attack on your router or if you have wireless crack it.

No OS is hacker proof.
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Yes, but I can do a DOS attack on your router or if you have wireless crack it.

No OS is hacker proof.
And, you have network access? That's not the same as physical access.
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blah blah blah, "Nothing is unhackable "

We've heard it all before... lol

Whenever there's a thread that talks about security or viruses or hacking, a flock of parrots always swoop down and start repeating, "Nothing is unhackable, nothing is unhackable, nothing is unhackable "
That is because the first rule of hacking is:

"A system can be hacked if the system exists."
    
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"linux is hackerproof", no one wanted to put in the time to use the exploits.

THUS we have proof that hackers would rather attack a Windows PC or Mac. in turn, linux is essentially hacker proof. haha.

Linux FTW, Mac FTL, Vista for the obvious.
    
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