AW: Root can't delete files
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Subject: AW: Root can't delete files
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 09:53:05 +0200
> If you want protected files, put them on a floppy disk, flip the
> write-protect tab and leave the disk in the drive for when
> you need it. No
> amount of root kit is going to flip that tab back over again.
an intruder can, however, mess with your kernel and binaries. so even if
your files on the floppy are safe, after a well-done intrusion you shouldn't
be too sure that "mount /dev/fd0 /floppy" does what you expect it to do.
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