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RE: Encrypted kernel



Title: Encrypted kernel

 

 

 

>>>Under non-network environment, I think that the encryption is not a

>>>necessary part of operating system! If os can provide perfect access

>>>control mechanism, confidential data will be protected from compromise.

 

I doubt! There are tools like ‘John the Ripper’ and similar ones that can gain the ‘root’ access on the file system. So in the non-network environment if a normal user logs in to the system, he can destroy it using such tools.

And practically a Linux Box without a network is a *dream* J

 

Best Regards,

 

Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva


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