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Security Linux News for Aug 19, 2003

  • LinuxWorld: Microsoft Urges Users Not to Use Windows on the Internet (Aug 19, 2003, 07:00)
    "Microsoft's Web site was recently urging users to purchase additional hardware or software--or keep computers using the Windows OS off of the Internet altogether. Steve Suehring makes no claim that Linux has all of the answers for security. 'However, attacks can be prevented much easier with Linux,' he writes...

  • The Register: Windows Update on Linux--An Urban Legend is Born (Aug 19, 2003, 03:00)
    "Somewhere in Redmond a highly-skilled network technician flips the Big Red Switch (BRS) marked 'Do not touch this switch,' the Blaster attack is foiled, and the 'Linux to the rescue' urban legend is born..."