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Re: Checksums on ftp *** Stop already! ***

On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 05:00:09PM -0000, Sascha_M._Silbe@progbbs.dyn.ns1.net wrote:
>  I?> All debfiles has checksums right?? These checksums can be used to 
>  I?> verify if a file has been changed, so therefore checksums can be used to 
>  I?> check if someone has hacked my computer and installed a rootkit right??
> No, they can't. It is possible (and not hard to do) to change the files in a 

Why have I seen ca. fifteen copies of this?  Why are they still

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