I have found a pc on the side curb

Ed Stover estover at nativenerds.com
Wed Jul 20 22:36:59 GMT 2005

David Kelly wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 11:46:20AM -0400, Jason Stewart wrote:
>>There are ways to get into a machine without using the password but
>>the only right thing to do in your case would be to reinstall FreeBSD
>>and just use the box that way instead of trying to get at the
>>pre-existing and most likely private installation.
> Betcha that defeats his purpose. Its not to have a FreeBSD machine but
> to be nosey to find out what is on the one he found.
> With physical access to the system its pretty easy to change the root
> password. Is not as if the filesystems are encrypted. Am sure its in the
> archives somewhere but I don't intent to make it easy by saying how.
> Is much harder to force change the password without leaving a
> significant trail.

Kinda reminds me of what the toor acount was really about.

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