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ASUS Eee PC Rooted Out of the Box

Feb 11, 2008, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Cabal for this link. ]

"We recently acquired an ASUS Eee PC (if you want to know more about it, a lot of reviews are available on internet). The first thing we did when we put our hands at the ASUS Eee PC was to test its security. The ASUS Eee PC comes with a customized version of Xandros operating system installed, and some other bundled software like Mozilla Firefox, Pidgin, Skype and OpenOffice.org.

"Analysing the running processes of the ASUS Eee PC, the first thing that caught our attention was the running smbd process (the sshd daemon was started by us, and is not enabled by default)..."

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