Re: privacy on Unix-servers

From: Alessandro Selli (adoro.lo.spam@libero.it)
Date: 01/22/03


From: Alessandro Selli <adoro.lo.spam@libero.it>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 17:13:04 +0100

Il giorno Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Marco Viola cosė ha scritto:

|From: Marco Viola <mgv@mail.com>
|Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 14:20:36 +0100
|Subject: Re: privacy on Unix-servers
|
|Erik de Castro Lopo <nospam@mega-nerd.com> wrote:
|
|> Now, the root user can see everything on the machine. There
|> is no reliable way of hiding things from a determined root
|> user.
|
|Other than a user-level crypto system like umpf
|

  However, I guess you must store the cryptographic key in a place that the
system administrator cannot reach. You cannot do that with a private key on a
remote system. And, you must make sure the sysadmin is looking elsewhere when
you're typing it into the system :-)

  Sandro

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