[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home
woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 6 20:53:28 UTC 2011
Gilles Gravier wrote:
> On 02/09/2011 20:32, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>>>> How to prevent being attacked?
>>> That's an entirely different question. Not running any public facing
>>> services that you don't really need, would be the best place to start.
>> Disable eth & wlan. Implement sneakernet.
> Of course, considering that (maybe before you were born) the first
> viruses propagated by floppies, your security model is obviously flawed
> as well...
True. If the virus/trojen is smart enough to wait for the floppy to be
inserted before attempting to write the stolen info there, and transmit
out once it finds itself on the publicly connected computer... etc...
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