[Coco] OS-9 security
badfrog at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 00:10:22 EDT 2009
Wow, that is actually something that never occurred to me... Yes,
anyone at a serial terminal with the command line could definitely
wreak some havoc!
Guess I never had to think about that, since it was so long ago!
On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Willard Goosey <goosey at virgo.sdc.org> wrote:
> OS-9 has (at least the potential) to be a fairly secure multi-user
> system. It's just that everybody just runs as user 0, AKA root.
> Can't really blame Tandy for skipping the whole "Federal Government
> doesn't like ecryption" thing by not including a password program,
> even if it does render the tsmon/login system kind of silly.
> Willard Goosey goosey at sdc.org
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