Removing an authorized user
It is a good practice to keep user list of a protected folder clean, unwanted users should be removed immediately to avoid security issues. Removing authorized user is a simple process.
To delete an authorized user:
Click Password protect directories button on your Cpanel hosting account control panel.
Navigate to the directory and choose the protected folder with the user name you want to delete.
Select the user to be deleted from the Active Users list.
Click Delete User button to remove the user from the list.