apologies in advance for the nitpicking in my reply...
but it may make it easier for people to find stuff you're cited.
> Hmmm, those last couple go way past the basics... If you want to add
> anything, get Rich Stevens' three TCP/IP, Illustrated books and maybe
> the Design and Implementation of 4.4BSD OS and The Magic Garden books.
> Oh, and don't forget John Lyons' commentary on the Unix source code...
make that John Lions.
> Cruise the COAST web site and read all the public papers, hit the
> CERT web site and do the same. Wander down to the Auscert site,
> then hit your favorite web index and search for unix and security.
> Oh yeah, don't forget to go to the ATT site and read their other papers
> about security. Look for "Berford". Don't forget the site security
> handbook, which is RFC 2196, available free at any RFC site near you.
> Get all the RFCs that you can stand and read them. Sign up for the
> LACC, BOS, Bugtraq, NTbugtraq, etc email lists...
i'm assuming you mean the paper "An evening with berferd, in which
a cracker is lured, endured & studied."?
& one i forgot in my previous post. the most useful, easy to read/understand
security paper/info i have ever read. it's called "Reflections on
Trusting Trust" by Ken Thompson. i have a hard copy from an old communications
of the acm.
you can find the paper on the net at:
hope this helps,
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