Announcing Fedora 11 Alpha (blink)
cra at WPI.EDU
Mon Feb 9 15:37:57 UTC 2009
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 10:34:16AM -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> If someone can come up with a scenario where you really need zap, and
> not just vt switch and/or logout dialog, I'm eager to hear it. If you
> can come up with one that isn't "some broken application took a server
> grab and won't give it back", I'll even be interested.
It serves as a Secure Attention Key--a way to assure that you are
getting the "real" login screen and not a trojan that is trying to
capture your login password.
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