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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