Hemos from the gotta-catch-'em-all dept.
Anonymous Coward writes "Ryan du Bois, from genbukan security (aka red0x), has created a chassis intrusion detection system for your computer box: the actual physical case. He also wrote a paper describing three separate implementations of this CIDS system: Contacts, Pressure switchs, and a PLA (programmable microchip). Included in his paper are complete designs for the first two and a promise for the last to come soon. Definitely worth a read. The paper is available in many formats including
and a Tarball of them all. You can also obtain the
signatures as well as his Automated Security Tools Project, of which this is a member."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.