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Linux.com: Post Installation

Jun 26, 2000, 10:44 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff White)

"Unfortunately, the most popular of Linux distributions are those with insecure out-of-the-box setups. One of the defining features of Linux is its customizability, and that can make it more secure. But, improperly configured, Linux can be notoriously insecure."

"Not every Linux user has the time, devotion or patience needed in order to become an apt, security-minded Linux user. Fortunately there are a few simple steps that, if followed, can increase the integrity and security of a network-connected Linux system."

"As for the inetd daemon, the "mother of all processes," you should be aware of what to look for in the inetd.conf file."

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