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Re: [SLE] Proof of concept on Multi Platform Virus
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2006 16:44:43 +0200
  • Message-id: <e18i8r$4ih$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Rikard Johnels wrote:

> Not all Linux users run a secured system, and not all run it under a
> normal user. I have seen way to many root's running out there...
> So the "How many executable files on a Linux system can a regular user
> overwrite? Nothing important." is only true on a secured system with
> a secure-minded administrator.
> How many DOESNT run a secured system, and run everything as root?

Just out of curiosity, how do you define "secured"?

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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