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Security Linux News for Aug 22, 2000

  • VNU Net: Mr Moody goes to Microsoft (2000-08-22 20:54:40)
    "...found himself in the midst of a storm earlier this month when he dared to suggest that Linux, far from being the Fort Knox of operating systems, is in fact far inferior to Windows NT when it comes to security. This will surprise many IT managers who have long known that NT was about as secure as an American tourist at a pickpockets' convention. Indeed, it was also a surprise for the people at Bugtraq, the software monitoring service whose reports were cited by Fred Moody, the journalist in question, in support of his conclusions."

  • LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, August 21, 2000 (2000-08-22 07:08:51)
    "The purpose of this document is to provide our readers with a quick summary of each week's most relevant Linux security headlines and system advisories."

  • Caldera Systems Security Advisory: Netscape java security bug (2000-08-22 05:19:46)
    "Recently, a problem in netscape's java libraries was discovered that allows an applet to act as a web server on your machine, exposing all files on your system to the world."