Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Tue Nov 9 21:59:58 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 04:35:33PM -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > > The UX will probably be somewhere between ssh -Y, vncserver(1), and:
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=651591
> > Hopefully with a better security model than 'ssh -Y'?
> What kind of attack are you trying to prevent, and how do you envision
> that interacting with the window system?

The classic is a hostile remote binary which secretly maps a full-screen
transparent window and captures everything you do in your other windows.

Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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