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TuxJournal: Interview with Fyodor of Nmap

Jul 18, 2005, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to TuxJournal.net for this link. ]

"What's your personal point of view about GNU/Linux security?

"It has improved dramatically over the last decade and the innovation continues. Distributions used to come with literally dozens of open ports, and were often slow to patch bugs. Now firewalls are generally enabled by default, and many popular distributions have implemented the NSA-built SELinux system. Features like encrypted filesystems that used to require applying obscure patches and recompile the kernel are now often just a few simple commands away..."

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