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SubjectRe: GNU server "compromised"? Gimme a break!
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Err...have you ever used GRSec or SELinux? Both do (in-kernel btw) what you
claim does not exist in GNU/Linux. And SELinux is in 2.6... Do some research
next time.

On Thursday 14 August 2003 07:55 pm, Joseph D. Wagner wrote:
> I just think this goes a long way to say that GNU/Linux security sucks, the
> theory of a thousand eyes isn't true because the eyes aren't looking,
> GNU/Linux security sucks, FSF is administrated by incompetent boobs (notice
> that even their pre-hacked backups could be compromised -- um, "offsite
> backups" anyone?), GNU/Linux security sucks, auditing is non-existent
> because they can't tell who did what (they'd first need ACL's for this),
> GNU/Linux security sucks, backdoors can be in open source code, ... and did
> I mention that GNU/Linux security sucks?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Scott McCollum [mailto:scott@worldtechtribune.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 5:14 PM
> > To: Joseph D. Wagner; bob@bobadkins.com
> > Subject: GNU server "compromised"? Gimme a break!
> >
> > http://www.internetnews.com/article.php/2248811
> >
> > So the excuse is that the GNU/Linux servers holding source code for the
> > Free Software Foundation was compromised will be how Stallman and his
> > cronies explain the fact that SCO-owned intellectual property got onto
> > their servers.
> >
> > How crazy does it sound when you say this out loud: "A hacker broke into
> > our open source servers and slipped proprietary code into the source code
> > of GNU/Linux in an attempt to plant evidence to frame us"?
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