[cap-talk] Capabilities - the rub, an account

Valerio Bellizzomi devbox at selnet.org
Wed Nov 22 20:00:51 CST 2006


On 21/11/2006, at 15.29, Jed at Webstart wrote:

>At 11:22 AM 11/18/2006, Sandro Magi wrote:
>>Jed at Webstart wrote:
>> > The most important factor in this area I think is that any
>> > proxying disappears when the active process doing the
>> > proxying goes away - as it inevitably does in many cases
>> > (often at a logout, a kill, but certainly when a system restarts
>> > in today's systems).
>>
>>Mallware, adware, etc. can install themselves as startup/boot services.
>
>Certainly.  This doesn't mean that the ACL people (alternative
terminology
>for the majority of the IT world gladly accepted) still don't consider
>proxying less of a threat because the proxying processes disappear
>on reboot.

Some Windows XP spyware (I don't remember the name) installs itself in the
system restore folder.


val




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