I hope I didn't come across in the wrong light. I didn't think for a minute you were putting Porteus down. You wouldn't be using it if you didn't think it was worthy.As I have stated before Porteus is not being villified.
My point was that the majority of users booting linux from writable media will never see, nor have the need to minimize attack vectors against any such bugs. Being more cautious is obviously always going to be a better option, but for most users the need to harden up/lock down is not really there.
I'm glad you make these threads available for those that DO feel the need and don't have the expertise to harden.
He most certainly did and became one of the foremost crypt-analysts during/after the war.I'm sure Alan Turing had to wrestle with these early constructs
I hope it IS simply some moron and not a state funded crypt-analysts.Right now there is probably some moron somewhere working on the next generation of Stuxnet or whatever ready to release it into the wild to amuse himself.