Thread: Linux Security Article by NSA

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    essence of digital xddxogm3's Avatar
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    Linux Security Article by NSA

    I just finished reading this article, and thought it was interesting enough to share.
    "Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence;
    supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
    Art of War Sun Tzu

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    Interesting indeed. I suppose it makes more sense for them than starting from scratch + coming up with some overblown milspec monster coded in Ada or somesuch.

    Like your sig too. - very Tao.

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    Interesting, but whats a kernel?

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    its something like a brain...
    When no one helps you out. Call google();

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    Quote Originally Posted by InvariantLoop
    its something like a brain...
    And the spinal cord.

    It's the layer that talks to your hardware and makes it possible for your programs to request resources.
    Ok, so what talks to your hardware are the drivers, but I consider them to be part of the kernel, after all, they're linked with it.
    SoKrA-BTS "Judge not the program I made, but the one I've yet to code"
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