The intent of this page is to explain the Factom Linux part of the ePlug project, not go into all the details of how Blockchains work. Let’s just put it this way: If you can hack a Blockchain, I’m sure the NSA will hire you.This is patently false. Heartbleed didn't require someone to break RSA or anything, it was a vulnerability in OpenSSL itself. Same for Shellshock and a good deal of other attacks; the cryptography itself can be entirely worked around. As a silly example, if I was running a process as root that let anybody connect remotely execute any command, my computer would get owned regardless of how many times I say the word 'blockchain'. There have been attacks against routers that relied on the router's web interface not having any XSRF protection, so just visiting an attacker-controlled page would cause your browser to send a request to the router resetting the password, at which point the attacker could connect to it and own you. Security isn't just about running the code you think you're running.
A BOS supports a single global file system visible from all authenticated nodes (ePlugs, mobile clients, pc’s, etc).So... the entire filesystem is sharded across the network? What about temporary files? Is it going to spam the network every time it needs to write to a log file? What about procfs? Why would you need to put all your local configuration files 'on a blockchain'? See this thread, where he shows that he doesn't understand what a stack is and so has no business being anywhere near operating system design.
The convenience of having a single global name space is obviousNo... not really. If I can read other people's files then that's a massive security vulnerability, obviously. If I can't then why are they in my namespace?
Factom provides the ability to use the Blockchain as a verification and validation service to insure that every component of the BOS is tracked, tested, and installed correctly. Factom provides the ability to identify issues, and distribute secure updates.This is the one part that isn't completely dumb. Signing updates is a good idea, and storing signatures someplace where timestamps can't be easily forged (i.e., a blockchain) is good so that if the signing material gets compromised you can still go back to a known good version, as long as you can establish some date where the signing material was still secure.
Existing IoT devices have proven themselves to be even more hackable, they don't use any blockchain technology whatsoeverYes. Because buffer overflows, XSRF, side-channel attacks, everything can be stopped if you click your heels and say 'I do believe in blockchains, I do, I do!'
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