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Re: Regarding the keylogger in the linux fedora systems



On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 22:04 +0300, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 12:21 -0500, Kevin Martin wrote:
> > <snip>
> > >  Its a bad idea to install something like that on your machine anyway.
> > > An attacker will probably know of all such common tools floating
> > > around, like a prepackaged rpm, and check for their existence, they
> > > find it, you save them the trouble of installing one, they spend their
> > > time copying the log you've so conveniently assembled for them. Your
> > > concerned about security and your going to trust someone else's
> > > prepackaged keylogger? Better just restrict what the machine can
> > > do....there is a tool to help with this but you know I just can't
> > > remember the name.
> > >
> > >   
> > 
> > Maybe he's a parent trying to see what his kid(s) are really doing on 
> > the internet?
> > 
> > Other more serious trust/discipline issues involved here, I know, but 
> > still, this might be what's going on.
> > 
> > Kevin
> > 
> 
> ... Using a key logger?!?!?!?
> Wouldn't it be far easier to look at the Firefox/etc cache?
> 
> - Gilboa

What would a browser cache tell you about shell commands?


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