shell for certification exam

Justin Findlay jfindlay at
Tue Nov 8 13:50:28 MST 2005

On 11/8/05, Ross Werner <ross at> wrote:
> That said, if you're looking primarily to stop casual cheaters, then a
> customized Knoppix with some iptables rules to block outgoing traffic to
> anywhere but the testing server should be more than sufficient.

Knoppix seems to make it uncommonly easy to gain root privileges, so
in addition to the customized iptables, you'd have to make sure to
close down all access to root (including <ctrl>-<alt>-<F[1-4]).  What
other considerations are there to lock down a custom knoppix live CD?


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