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Is it possible to harden a Linux box (possibly with SELinux), such that even the root user cannot do specific malicious activities on it? This may sound cheap, but it's easy: change the uid of the user root to non-zero. Simply go into /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow, modify the existing uid=0 entries from "root" to something else, and then add an account ...


Many times, you'll be presented with information and are expected to pick out the bits that are relevant to your purposes. For example, when you strace a program you're going to have a boatload of output and are just going to zero in on just the parts that seem related to why you're looking at strace output. The audit logs follow a similar rationale. Let's ...

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