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Security Linux News for Dec 30, 2000

  • SysAdmin: Linux Intrusion Detection (Dec 30, 2000, 23:00)
    "Although it's important to spend time on prevention, you must also have a backup plan in the event that security is compromised. If one of your systems is cracked, immediate detection and damage control are essential to prevent an intruder from gaining access to other systems and causing irreparable problems."

  • Yahoo!/Reuters: U.S. warns of possible New Year's computer blitzes (Dec 30, 2000, 21:12)
    "Computer users should take extra precautions to avoid possible cyberattacks over New Year's weekend, U.S. law enforcement authorities have warned." [Ed. Note: Link to closed-source Linux binary for find_ddos within.]

  • A Review of 'The Process of Network Security' (Dec 30, 2000, 21:00)
    "The Process of Network Security. is a great book that begins to shed some light on the problems we face and how we can remedy those problems. This book differs from the other network security books I've read because this book deals with the process of network security instead of focusing solely on specific products and/or solutions."