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Story: How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should)Total Replies: 1
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Jun 20, 2017
8:52 AM EDT
The author starts with :

"Chromebooks are one of the most secure devices ... a privacy trade off: ... trust Google, ...NSA's Prism programme..."

He then cites Crouton's maintainer :

"...someone can switch to VT2, log in as root and add a keylogger..."

So however, the end user is programmed to be a loser. After all, are not OSx, Android, ChromeOS, Win10 with Cortana potential universal keyloggers ? The more so, without physical access. So Linux in chroot is dangerous ? No.

Jun 20, 2017
10:20 AM EDT
The OP article is a little confusing I guess...

The security v. privacy shadow article within the "How-to" article really only applies to Chromebooks in particular.

>"...someone can switch to VT2, log in as root and add a keylogger..."

On vanilla GNU/Linux keystrokes are visible in all VTs. This is not new or news:


>So Linux in chroot is dangerous...

chroot is good but not very secure.

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