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An ancient kernel hole is closed

An ancient kernel hole is closed

Posted Aug 19, 2010 0:41 UTC (Thu) by clugstj (subscriber, #4020)
In reply to: An ancient kernel hole is closed by paravoid
Parent article: An ancient kernel hole is closed

Brad, how many accounts do you have on LWN?


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An ancient kernel hole is closed

Posted Aug 19, 2010 12:13 UTC (Thu) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955) [Link]

paravoid is Faidon Liambotis.

An ancient kernel hole is closed

Posted Aug 19, 2010 12:20 UTC (Thu) by spender (subscriber, #23067) [Link]

Don't let facts get in the way of his conspiracy! ;) It's very difficult for guys like him to accept me being right time and again when it comes to these issues.

-Brad

An ancient kernel hole is closed

Posted Aug 19, 2010 15:57 UTC (Thu) by zooko (guest, #2589) [Link]

Joanna Rutkowska also congratulated Brad Spender in her blog post on the subject, and she is sort of a god among security researchers (in my humble and under-informed opinion).

http://theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com/2010/08/skeletons-...

An ancient kernel hole is closed

Posted Aug 20, 2010 1:15 UTC (Fri) by drag (subscriber, #31333) [Link]

Yes Yes. Spender tends to back up his arguments with facts, which is a win in my book.

Linux was never really designed with security in mind. It's priorities lay in practical uses and performance. It's the conscious application of effort and improvements that improve the security of Linux and not comparisons to Windows. :)


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