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Re: Root Kits for Openbsd
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Root Kits for Openbsd
- From: Andrey Smagin <andrey_(_at_)_smagin_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 19:22:56 -0600
On Fri, 7 Mar 2003 20:01:00 -0500
Dave Feustel <dfeustel_(_at_)_mindspring_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> Actually I'm only interested in defending against being rooted
> while running kmail, konqueror and ftp.
Then don't run kmail and konqueror as root...
> I figure if there were known rootkits then there would also be
> countermeasures against those rootkits.
I think you are confusing "rootkit" with "exploit".