[Beowulf] Security issues

Leif Nixon nixon at nsc.liu.se
Fri Oct 24 10:15:10 PDT 2008

"B. Vincent Diepeveen" <diep at xs4all.nl> writes:

> Now you post here a big story on how your Rocks got hacked. Do i
> conclude it correctly the
> problem is that you ran a default Rocks kernel?

The basic problem seems to be bad account hygiene.

That's a hard problem. Users will forever be borrowing each other's
accounts, making it difficult to contain security breaches.

Leif Nixon                       -            Systems expert
National Supercomputer Centre    -      Linkoping University

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