Wojciech Puchar <woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:

Even 15 seconds of thinking is enough to understand that logging
to other user and then su - gives completely no extra security.

I don't buy this, given that root's login name is well known :)

if someone can intercept the passwords you type, then he/she will intercept both user password you log in and then su password you type.

He/she actually can gain more if you use su, as you may use the same user password somewhere else.
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