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Security Linux News for Apr 25, 2000

  • Build a Secure System with LIDS (Apr 25, 2000, 19:45)
    "The Linux Intrusion Detection System is a patch which enhances the kernel's security. ... It uses and extends the system capabilities bounding set to control the whole system and adds some network and filesystem security features in the kernel to enhance the security."

  • Wired: Ellison Claims Richest Man Title (Apr 25, 2000, 13:15)
    "As of market close Monday, Ellison's 689,706,050 shares of Oracle were worth a hair less than $50 billion. Gates 740,964,300 shares of Microsoft, meanwhile, dwindled in value to $49.4 billion -- pushed down in no small part by the antitrust assault Ellison helped orchestrate."

  • MSNBC: Red Hat open to backdoor password (Apr 25, 2000, 11:03)
    "The vulnerability was discovered by researchers at Internet Security Systems earlier this month; it has since been fixed by Red Hat, but any user running Red Hat's most recent Linux distribution should download and install the fix, the company said."