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Security Linux News for Feb 19, 2001

  • LinuxNewbie.org: Easy Internet Sharing NHF: VERSION 1.0 (Feb 19, 2001, 18:05)
    "This is a tutorial on sharing your Internet connection by configuring a Linux machine as your gateway/firewall. I've made this tutorial as easy as possible so that the average newbie can have a running and secure mini-home network."

  • The Register: Microsoft struts into Net security market; Would you buy a firewall from Bill? (Feb 19, 2001, 17:04)
    "According to a Microsoft technical report, ISA Server even protects the company's corporate network, which handles a whopping forty thousand client computers accessing over forty million Internet URLs every day. Of course, that last part would be more impressive had Microsoft's corporate network not suffered a widely publicized intrusion last October. Then, earlier this month, the software giant got another security black eye when a distributed denial of service attack knocked its Web properties offline and it had to go running to Akamai for succor."

  • Security Portal: Using Linux 2.4 Firewalling - Building a Firewall with Netfilter (Feb 19, 2001, 16:32)
    "While we'll build a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) firewall script here, this article should be very useful for any environment. This article should be useful for network and system administrators, but also to the home user who wants to secure a network or a single machine."