On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 08:09:19PM -0400, Tamouh H. wrote:
> On the other hand, Windows has the ability to change the administrator user 
> or completely disable it. Something not available in Unix systems. For 
> example, a cracker or hacker targeting UNIX system will automatically try to 
> compromise the "root" user. It is 100% guaranteed to be there. On the other 
> hand in Windows, good sys admins will rename or complete disable the 
> administrator user hence making it more difficult to know the administrator 
> user.

Actually . . . technically, root users can be renamed and can, in many
ways, be disabled.  They can certainly be made inaccessible remotely.

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