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January 28, 2004, 7:17 pm
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Re: Logging In to PuTTY
The PuTTY FAQ says:
A.7.16 My keyboard stops working once PuTTY displays the password
No, it doesn't. PuTTY just doesn't display the password you type, so
that someone looking at your screen can't see what it is.
Unlike the Windows login prompts, PuTTY doesn't display the password
as a row of asterisks either. This is so that someone looking at your
screen can't even tell how long your password is, which might be
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