Interesting .... Perhaps I could dust off my old SCSI interconnect code
and send it to you to jumpstart such an effort.
Bear Giles wrote:
> A related concept that I debated implementing, someday, is writing a
> device driver that makes a Linux box look like a SCSI disk.
> There are two non-trivial uses for this device:
> 1) it greatly simplifies some types of embedded system development.
> The embedded system is designed to use a SCSI disk, but during
> development the internal disk is replaced with an external host,
> typically a developer's workstation. This totally eliminates
> hassles downloading new files, uploading log files, etc.
> 2) the same approach can be used for stealth monitoring of extremely
> sensitive systems. An attacker would only see a SCSI hard disk -
> there is absolutely no way to know that this "disk" is actually
> physically located and controlled by another system. The standard
> driver would allow the monitoring system to continually cross-check
> active and reference files. A somewhat more adventurous driver
> could implement a type of data logging - the attacker may think
> he's deleting files, but it monitoring system will retain a complete
> Bear Giles
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