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Security Linux News for Jul 12, 2000

  • Security Portal: Why do vendors ship us junk they wouldn't use? Part II (Jul 12, 2000, 19:17)
    "There is also a lot of controversy over whether to enable things by default or not. There are basically two arguments...Don't enable things by default-make users turn them on...Or, enable things by default and make life easier for users."

  • Securing Sendmail on Four Types of Systems (Jul 12, 2000, 04:48)
    "This second article in our series on sendmail and security, based on the tutorial given by Eric Allman and Greg Shapiro at the recent USENIX conference in San Diego, looks at what you can do to secure sendmail on four types of systems: systems with user login access, systems with user accounts but no shell access, POP/IMAP mail servers, and firewalls."