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Portazero.info: Linux Firewall on Out of Date Hardware: Kernel 2.2 or 2.4?

Sep 25, 2002, 10:00 (14 Talkback[s])

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"Many extremely negative opinions were expressed and in some cases it was feared that the world is relying more and more on a weak Web. The reality though is different. The creators of these worms as Sergio G. Non of www.news.com stressed, 'are not geniuses. They're people exploiting dumb holes.'

"The problem therefore lies in the software. We need better systems and responsible software companies. We also need managers and users who are aware of the problems present in the systems they use every day...

"This week we are publishing [a] performance test, trying to understand what kernel is best suited for a Linux firewall based on an out of date PC..."

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