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May
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awarded  Vox Populi
May
2
comment Using grml with btrfs
What exactly happens?
May
2
comment ZFS RAID and LUKS encryption in Linux
So full disc encryption with LUKS is not obtainable?
May
2
comment encrypted (luks) partition had some damage - any chance?
If it's a bug, there should be a BTS ticket number for it.
May
2
awarded  Informed
Oct
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awarded  Commentator
Oct
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comment Is sshfs+encfs stable?
But rdiff over ssh skips entirely one, possibly the most, important step: backing up to untrusted (remote) space.
Mar
20
awarded  Editor
Mar
20
revised What's the best ThinkPad regarding Linux support?
added 21 characters in body
Mar
20
awarded  Suffrage
Mar
20
comment Noisy server rooms
They should also be pretty chilly and sparsely furnished. And you can't bring foodstuffs in. Further discouragement for squatters :)
Mar
20
comment Engineers are using explosives to remove hard rock outside our office building. What countermeasures should we take?
Drawbridge up, snipers on the walls.
Mar
20
comment How do you search for backdoors from the previous IT person?
Backup of dead data and install procedure for executables from pristine sources. Also, backups of a backdoor are evidence.
Mar
20
comment How do you search for backdoors from the previous IT person?
Wipe should be something that has been prepared for. There should be pristine sources of clear data and install procedures for software (and hw) in place. Ideally, a "reboot" should be downright trivial (pick a bootmenu item, get a clean system with everything in place).
Mar
20
comment How do you search for backdoors from the previous IT person?
If there's a rootkit, it could be listening in on passwd changes.
Mar
20
comment How do you search for backdoors from the previous IT person?
If you have backups of a rooted system, then you have evidence.
Mar
20
comment Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants?
Did any computer (excepting BASIC tutorials for home micro) system ever have serious passwords and store them in plaintext?
Mar
20
comment Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants?
This sounds more like setting up incendiary devices around the restaurant and giving the auditor remote triggers to them and promising to keep them up to date.
Mar
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awarded  Teacher
Mar
2
answered Can I manually compress file when logrotate with delaycompress is active