In Operating Systems We Trust

Posted by dave on Sep 3, 2004 10:52 PM EDT
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eWEEK Labs tested two trusted operating system products: the National Security Agency's SELinux, which makes Linux into a trusted operating system, and Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Trusted Solaris 8. Both have access controls that are much more fine-grained than those in mainstream operating systems, limiting the damage that can be done by an attacker who takes control of a process running with root privileges by minimizing the permissions of that process.

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Security is more than ACLs tzafrir 0 1,592 Sep 4, 2004 8:07 AM

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