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[opensuse] Re: Should openSUSE review it's Security Policies?
  • From: Jim Henderson <hendersj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 19:55:44 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <jiok80$aj1$3@dough.gmane.org>
On Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:27:17 -0500, James Knott wrote:

Business employees generally do not get root or admin access to their
computers.

Arguably, working around that is trivial regardless of the OS. There
really is no security when the user has physical control of the device,
regardless of the OS.

With Linux, give anyone a grub menu and nothing else, and it's trivial to
get to a root prompt and change the root password.

Jim

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