Ed Greshko wrote: > jdow wrote: >> >> Of course not. It never did. An encrypted key ring is safe from "root". >> An unencrypted key ring is open to root. So if you get root kitted your >> passwords are dead. >> >> And only the mentally deficient always run as root. > > Reminds me of a co-worker of years ago, Doug, who was astonished and > pleased that every time he installed a Solaris system an account was > created for him without any special action on his part. Right, "Doug > Root". > > BTW, does your assessment include folks whose computer is totally > isolated from any network? > I have not noticed that a network connection, or lack there of, has any affect on typing errors, or other goofs that can mess up a system. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!