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Enterprise Linux Today: Professional hackers unable to break into Trustix Secure Linux

Oct 12, 2000, 21:34 (0 Talkback[s])

"More than 400 000 attempts were made by hackers and crackers to break into a Trustix Secure Linux computer - none of them successful."

"Trustix AS, a leading Internet infrastructure software company that provides Internet software for management of systems, software, security and information, today announced it has successfully participated in a competition by hackers and crackers who tried in vain to break into its secure operating system - Trustix Secure Linux."

"More than 400 000 attempts were made by hackers and crackers, many of them professionals, to break into a server running the Trustix Secure Linux operating system. During the four day long event, none managed to break into the Trustix Secure Linux computer, and none managed to put it out of business. The Trustix Secure Linux computer withstood all attempts to compromise security and put it out of business."

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