FreeBSD and User Security

dfeustel at dfeustel at
Thu Jun 12 01:08:28 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 07:45:51PM -0500, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2008, at 7:17 PM, dfeustel at wrote:
>> A relatively new security threat known as 'The Blue Pill', based upon
>> hardware, is a class of virtual rootkits that can silently take over
>> Intel and AMD systems. A good site to visit to learn about these virtual
>> rootkits is
> That is simple (in concept) yet absolutely brilliant!  I'm sure that people 
> much smarter that I am have thought about these things more carefully than 
> I have, but I'm not convinced that a blue pill would be completely 
> undetectable.

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