Monthly Archives: September 2007

lockdown and the di-semi-default route

i’ve been working on a vpn client lately. i’ve invented (i think) two pretty simple tricks that are worth sharing. lockdown the first thing is a method for locking down a process to not have any filesystem access. the idea is a pretty simple twist on chroot() to an empty directory. chdir() to /tmp make […]

dear apple

screw you and your pathetic failed attempt to use your ridiculously trendy device to lock its owners into your sorry excuse for music playing software. i know you’re afraid of the linux desktop eating away at your precious niche market, but at least you could play fair. the good guys will always win.