How NSA access was built into Windows

Craig White craig at
Wed Jan 17 16:54:25 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-16 at 22:27 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-16 at 01:10 -0500, Claude Jones wrote:
> > On Tue January 16 2007 12:49 am, Lyvim Xaphir wrote:
> > > Selinux=0 may completely evacuate all selinux code from the boot
> > > process.  Then, on the other hand, it may not.
> > 
> > Maybe you guys are thinking about this all wrong. Suppose that Selinux is 
> > really a diversion. By forcing the question of mandatory access controls at 
> > the kernel level, there's a team of specialists being trained who are 
> > mastering in great depth, the detailed minutiae of how each daemon they 
> > program for, functions at the lowest levels. The goal is to create the 
> > specialist team that knows every hook, every detail, of low level operations 
> > of all major sofware running in the OS. 
> > 
> > Maybe I'm smoking too many cigars...
> Maybe it's Beagle? <evil cackles> That damn thing is a mystery to
> everyone on this list. Yet, it's still alive! Go figure. Ric
just in case it isn't obvious - the point of beagle is to provide a
ready in-depth searchable index of all text that has passed your way, be
it via e-mail, documents or web. It's ambitious, imperfect but a dfe
(damn fine effort).


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