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    SubjectRe: BTTV detection broken in 2.4.0-test11-pre5
    On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Christer Weinigel wrote:
    > In article <> you write:
    > >On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
    > >> On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, David Lang 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.
    > >> Yes, it is. Easily. If you've got root you can modify the kernel image and
    > >> reboot the bloody thing. And no, marking it immutable will not help. Open
    > >> the raw device and modify relevant blocks.
    > >Kernel on writeprotected floppy disk...
    > So change the CMOS-settings so that the BIOS changes the boot order
    > from A, C, CD-ROM to C first instead. *grin* How long do you want
    > to keep playing Tic-Tac-Toe?

    Writeprotect the flashbios with the motherboard jumper, and remove the
    cmos battery.

    Checkmate. :-)


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