Re: possible compromise or just misreading logs
From: Jan Grant (Jan.Grant_at_bristol.ac.uk)
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 10:50:02 +0000 (GMT) To: Roger Marquis <email@example.com>
On Sun, 7 Dec 2003, Roger Marquis wrote:
> No production environment should be without Tripwire (1.3 is my
> favorite version). With the right wrapper script
> <http://www.roble.com/docs/twcheck> and off-line backups it's
> impossible to compromise a system without being detected.
Unless there's another step you're not mentioning (eg, rebooting to an
OS installed on a physically write-protected device, or remounting your
drive on another machine with a trusted OS) "impossible" is probably too
strong a term here.
There's an implicit trust in using a system to integrity-hceck itself.
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