Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird newbie Security.
Author Milan Babuskov
Phil Shrimpton wrote:
>>I copied the database
>>to another PC with a regular install of Firebird 1.5 and all I had
>>to do was to specify the SYSDBA and masterkey for username and
>>password and I had full access to the entire database.
> If I give you the Root / Administrator usernames and passwords to my Linux /
> Windows servers you have full access to my entire machines as well.

Even if you don't have passwords, physical access is quite enough. Just
take a bootable Linux cdrom with Firebird (really easy to make one),
boot the PC from it and have full access to database with sysdba/masterkey.

Milan Babuskov