Reply to post: Re: Poorly configured system

College PRIMOS prankster wreaks havoc with sysadmin manuals

MJB7 Silver badge

Re: Poorly configured system

"Almost by definition you'd think 'administrator' commands should only be available to administrators?"

You are obviously thinking with the mindset of a 21st century security consultant. The late 70's was a much more innocent time, when it wasn't completely obvious that just trusting people to be responsible wasn't good enough.

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