"If you're interested in Tripwire then let me be the first
to welcome you to the world of the paranoid system admins. Tripwire
can be a vital tool in detecting a comprimise of your
"Tripwire generates a database of the most common files and
directories on your system. Once it is generated, you can then
check the current state of your system against the original
database and get a report of all the files that have been modified,
deleted or added."
"This comes in handy if you allow other people access to your
machine and even if you don't, if someone else does get access,
you'll know if they try to modify files such as /bin/login
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