"The play machine is open to anyone to log in and try
to break the security. The root password is out in public - this is
one of the many ways in which he engages with the wider FOSS
community and a way by which he tried to improve what has become
the project to which he devotes a considerable amount of time.
"Security Enhanced Linux is a project begun by America's
National Security Agency; it comprises a kernel patch to add
security features, and patches to applications to allow them to
determine the security domain in which to run processes.
"To use Russell's own words, "For example, /bin/login selects
the domain for user processes according to configuration files and
the security policy database.""