iocc at fedora-selinux.lists.flashdance.cx
Tue Jul 5 05:11:53 UTC 2005
On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Richard Hally wrote:
>> When was SELinux included in the mainline Linux 2.6, what version?
> 2.6.0 IIRC
> NSA has two main missions. See their site
"The ability to understand the secret communications of our foreign
adversaries while protecting our own communications -- a capability in
which the United States leads the world -- gives our nation a unique
hmm, ok. SELinux still sounds counterproductive :)
>> Im sure NSA would love to have backdoor to SELinux if someone with evil
>> reasons (what NSA thinks is evil) uses SELinux. Since SELinux is open
>> source it cant be something obviously because it will be found very
>> quickly. Must be something that its really, really well hidden.
> Think about it... It is probably the most examined code in the whole open
> source world. "many eyes" carried to the extreme!
Good to hear.
>> I guess you have heard opinions like this before :)
>> It was the first things I thought about when I first heard about SELinux
>> several years ago.
> Just because you are paranoid doesn't mean someone is not out to get you.
I'll have my tinfoil hat on for the rest of the day ;)
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