Quotes of the week
Posted Oct 22, 2004 3:55 UTC (Fri) by planet12
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As scary as it is, I actually agree with him that the issue of signed modules needs to be handled carefully.
My immediate thought was "this would be great for stopping kernel module rootkits", and my second thought was along the lines of a post on that thread - "How am I going to feel if I'm on the wrong end of a system that has a read-only kernel".
Having full kernel source and the public side of the key isn't going to help you a bit here.
Hmm... I think I consider this "Dual Use" technology.
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