[Linux-aus] Stand up for Linux. Stop Microsoft killing Desktop Linux.
paul at libertysys.com.au
Sat Sep 24 13:10:49 EST 2011
On 23/09/11 22:44, Adam Nielsen wrote:
> I for one would gladly sign my newly compiled Linux kernel for the increased
> security it could offer. Having recently had to clean up a rootkit, I look
> forward to the day when I can set my system up so that even root can't run
> binaries unless they've been signed by my distro.
There's no such thing as "clean[ing] up a rootkit". There is only
reinstalling and restoring from backup. Anything else (like comparing
checksums with a known-good copy of your system) is just a slow way to
restore from backup.
Sent from my ThinkPad, powered by Linux
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