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Re: I'm in ur obsolete softwares, bypassin ur logons
On Mar 11 12:05, Robert Pendell wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
> > On 10 March 2007 17:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 07:45:44AM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
> >>> http://epiclogon.ytmnd.com/
> >> Pretty cool but couldn't you bypass the "security" just by hitting Esc,
> >> too?
> > I remember that working on WfW and '95, but perhaps they stopped it in later
> > versions.
> Even on Windows 98 you could just click on cancel and be able to gain
> access to the computer. It was really weak. I know there is a registry
> hack though to prevent that from working. Did something to require a
> valid logon for the system.
AFAIK, the dialog was never intended for security. The dialog's only
sense was to get a username/passwd combination to allow automatic
connection to remote shares. If you press ESC, you disabled that
functionality in this session.