NSA Has Legitimate Code Running in Linux Kernel and Android

view full story

http://news.softpedia.com – The National Security Agency or NSA is now in the public eye for some nefarious surveillance, but Linux users should know that the agency also had an active role the Linux kernel development, with the addition of SELinux (Security-Enhanced Linux).According to their official website, “SELinux is an implementation of mandatory access controls (MAC) on Linux”. Mandatory access controls allow an administrator of a system to define how applications and users can ... (read more) (IT news)