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10.7: Reset Password
Authored by: benwiggy on Aug 13, '11 11:17:54AM

Wait, this is on Terminal from a Lion restore partition?

What is to stop anyone accessing this?

Edited on Aug 13, '11 11:20:03AM by benwiggy



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10.7: Reset Password
Authored by: leamanc on Aug 13, '11 01:50:57PM

What's to stop anyone to booting into Single User Mode and resetting passwords, either in Lion or in any other version of OS X...or Linux...or BSD...or any other *nix OS?

The oldest security adage in the world applies here: If someone has physical access to your machine, there is no security.



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10.7: Reset Password
Authored by: DCJ001 on Aug 13, '11 03:29:43PM

"Wait, this is on Terminal from a Lion restore partition?

What is to stop anyone accessing this?"

A firmware password.

Edited on Aug 13, '11 03:30:51PM by DCJ001



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10.7: Reset Password
Authored by: tbucks on Aug 13, '11 05:37:23PM

It is very simple to defeat a firmware password.



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10.7: Reset Password
Authored by: DCJ001 on Aug 13, '11 06:28:34PM

I know.

But ssssshhhhhhhh...



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