MandrakeSecure.net: Introduction to msec

[ Thanks to Phil
for this link. ]

“The Mandrake-Security package, more commonly known as msec, has
been one of the base packages in Mandrake Linux since it was first
introduced in version 7.0. Since that time, msec has undergone a
lot of changes, most notably the transformation from being a series
of shell scripts in 8.1 to the python-based system it is currently
in 8.2…

“The basic functionality of msec has, however, remained the
same. Every user, consciously or not, has used msec to some degree.
DrakX, the Mandrake Linux GUI installer, when asking what security
level you wish to have on your system (Low, Medium, High) is
calling msec to secure your system…”


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