August 6, 2001

Installing and running Tripwire

Author: JT Smith

LogError writes: "Tripwire is easily described as a file integrity tool, meaning it is designed to maintain a database of software packages installed on your system, allowing you to quickly examine and trace changes on your system. Tripwire can prove to be very effective measure against malicious code, sniffers, trojans or any other software post installed to your system. Please notice that Tripwire, effective as it is, cannot help you if your system has been compromised prior to the installation of Tripwire. So, in order to use it properly, I advise you to install it just after you install and set up your system. But, to go one step at the time..." More at


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