Linked by David Adams on Fri 10th Jun 2005 15:25 UTC, submitted by tm
Bugs & Viruses Many virus attacks aren't really exploiting weaknesses in your operating sytem: they're simply tricking you into telling the OS to do things that it shouldn't do. The OS is just doing its job, executing code when you say so. Researchers at HP Labs are working on a solution to this problem using the Principle of Least Authority, or POLA -- "limiting the rights of each program to only the ones needed for the job the user wants done"
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BSM auditing for linux, bsd?
by tech_user on Fri 10th Jun 2005 16:20 UTC

does anyone know if there is a (working) kernel/security event log mechanism for linux and *bsd that is like the solaris BSM.

openbsm isn't in a workuing state yet.

searches only show old outdated linux modules.