On Wed, 30 May 2007 02:06:38 -0700

> * If "root" cannot log in remotely, a cracker has to guess three

guess or brute force - so  quite long random passwords (or ssh keys) are
extremely recommendable.

>   things to obtain root access, instead of just one:
>   + A valid username which is in the "wheel" group;
>   + That user's password;
>   + The root password.

that is assuming, of course, that the user your just logged in with belongs to

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