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    SubjectRe: BTTV detection broken in 2.4.0-test11-pre5
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    On Sun, 19 Nov 2000 07:16:52 -0800 (PST), 
    David Lang <david.lang@digitalinsight.com> wrote:
    >there is a rootkit kernel module out there that, if loaded onto your
    >system, can make it almost impossible to detect that your system has been
    >compramised. with module support disabled this isn't possible.

    Wrong. There are ways of attacking the kernel even if you have module
    support disabled in the kernel. Disabling modules only makes it a
    little harder, do not think for one minute that because you have
    disabled modules that you are safe against these root kits, you are
    not.

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