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Posts Tagged ‘root’

Fedora to move everything to /usr, leaving only symlinks behind

Fedora to move everything to /usr, leaving only symlinks behind

There is no way to reliably bring up a modern system with an empty /usr, there are two alternatives to fix it: copy /usr back to the rootfs or use an initramfs which can hide the split-off from the system. Historically /bin, /sbin, /lib had the purpose to contain the utilities to mount /usr. This role can now be taken by the initramfs. Because [...]

Kindle 3.1 Jailbreak

Kindle 3.1 Jailbreak

With Amazon Kindle firmware 3.1 released just days ago, both the jailbreak(s) and the source can be found in the link below... http://yifan.lu/p/kindle-jailbreak The jailbreak will allow you to install custom packages (hacks) such as the screensaver hack and the usbnetworking hack. It is tested and works on Kindle 3 on 3.1. It should work on [...]

Root key for PS3 released

Root key for PS3 released

erk: C0 CE FE 84 C2 27 F7 5B D0 7A 7E B8 46 50 9F 93 B2 38 E7 70 DA CB 9F F4 A3 88 F8 12 48 2B E2 1B riv: 47 EE 74 54 E4 77 4C C9 B8 96 0C 7B 59 F4 C1 4D pub: C2 D4 AA F3 19 35 50 19 AF 99 D4 4E 2B 58 CA 29 25 2C 89 12 3D 11 D6 21 8F 40 B1 38 CA B2 9B 71 01 F3 AE B7 2A 97 50 19 R: 80 6E 07 8F A1 52 97 90 CE 1A AE 02 BA DD 6F AA A6 AF 74 17 n: [...]

Incident

Incident

He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he's copied on /var/spool/mail/root, so be good for goodness' sake. (more…)

Evoting security researchers at U Michigan root DC’s voting machines with ease

Evoting security researchers at U Michigan root DC’s voting machines with ease

DC election officials put a test version of their voting system up in a mock primary and invited white hat attacks. U. Michigan broke it completely within 36 hours. DC officials reply, in a nutshell, "Well, that's why we asked people to test it." D.C. voting officials knew there might be openings in the upload procedure, said Paul Stenbjorn, [...]