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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, October 2nd 2000

Oct 02, 2000, 07:56 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, warnings of DoS attacks, Carnivore, and RSA's algorithm continue to be in the news. Recently, top security executives met to discuss the latest requirements and technologies to provide early warnings and better preparation for DoS attacks, and a Chicago-based R&D group has been asked to execute a technical review of the Carnivore surveillance system."

"Following CERT's warnings of widespread attacks on servers, Red Hat has now chosen to release automatic package update software. The goal of this action is to provide an easier and more efficient way for administrators to maintain the security of a Linux system."

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