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Security Linux News for Nov 14, 1999

  • WideOpenNews: Open Source: How Secure? (Nov 14, 1999, 18:36)
    "Open source code tends to be more secure than proprietary software, but it isn't always."

  • E-Commerce Times: Red Hat Pact With RSA To Enhance Security (Nov 14, 1999, 03:13)
    "Under the terms of the agreement, Red Hat will collaborate with RSA on designing security features to fine tune the software for Linux."

  • A Guide to Named (Nov 14, 1999, 00:47)
    "DNS, the domain naming service, is what computers use to translate domain names, such as, to an IP address, such as In Linux, the name server is called 'named', runs in the background and is usually started when the computer is turned on."