Re: Future Linux devel. Kernels

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 10:57:02 EST

Khimenko Victor <> said:


> It works beautifully. As long as intruder does not know where exactly
> traps are placed he can not avoid traps. Will it work as long time defence
> against scilled cracker SPECIALLY directed against you ? Probably not.
> Will it stop most crackers ? For sure. As long as traps are NOT common and
> thus not known to majority of crackers!

It will work beautifully for people like you, who don't need it (they know
how to secure a box, I presume). It won't work for unwashed users of
"Distribution Foo", all of whom get the same traps. And they are the ones
who would really need it. Pure bloat, no benefit.

Dr. Horst H. von Brand             
Departamento de Informatica                     Fono: +56 32 654431
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria              +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile                Fax:  +56 32 797513

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