Security precautions, CVS commit mails was Re: [freenet-support] anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-04 Thread Toad
On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 11:08:19PM +0200, Zenon Panoussis wrote: Toad wrote: Or something like that. The real and ever-present danger against freenet is not in your IP being shown to your peers. It is in (a) the integrity of its developers and (b) in the security of the software archive.

Re: Security precautions, CVS commit mails was Re: [freenet-support] anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-04 Thread Zenon Panoussis
Toad wrote: You have taken extraordinary measures to protect against [the ftp server being hacked], haven't you? Umm, measures such as..? I don't see how you can defend against the above, really. Well, first of all the elementary stuff. No other services on the same machine. You don't want your

Re: Security precautions, CVS commit mails was Re: [freenet-support] anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-04 Thread Zenon Panoussis
Toad wrote: The fundamental issues revolve around changes to source code. Only in theory. In practice, the source code only affects your reputation. The binary code affects the users. If you only protect the source code (which is also what might get reviewed at some point or other), you will only

Re: Re: Security precautions, CVS commit mails was Re: [freenet-support] anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-04 Thread Paul
Well, a very striped down version of OpenBSD running off a cd and freenet's cache being on an encripted disk with a one-time key (ie a new key is randomly generated at boot) would make setting up a freenet machine simple, safe, and dificult to update. :-p , 9 years with one remote hole