"Like with any operating system today, there are always going to
be potential targets for exploit. Buffer overflows, stack
overflows, sloppy code, user errors – the list just keeps
going. To counter this, I’m going to show you how to take
simple steps to ensure that you are utilizing commonsense safety
strategies for safer Ubuntu computing.
"One of the most commonly argued issues is whether or not
desktop Linux really needs to utilize virus protection. My take is
as follows: there are indeed root kits and viruses that target
Linux. That said, they pale in comparison to the sheer volume
targeted at Microsoft Windows. So it is understandable how people
can be lulled into a false sense of security due to these
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