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Old 05-15-2014, 08:44 AM   #1
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Puppy Linux, Firewall, Security?


Does Puppy Linux come with any security features or are they available, such as firewalls?
 
Old 05-15-2014, 08:46 AM   #2
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It uses iptables, but does not have selinux. Is that what you mean?
 
Old 05-15-2014, 01:07 PM   #3
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so they use a linux operating system that removes the Principle of Least Privilege (which is The Most Important security feature with linux), and then they start asking how to add security to it.

│Laugh. My. Head. Off
 
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I heard that spyware for example can be stored on a hardrive, and keylogs. But a live medium does not store spyware from whichever site has them.

When the computer is turned off the RAM is cleared. Puppy Linux runs off the RAM.

SELinux is good.

I benefit to hear of, Principles of least privilege. I have not used Puppy Linux much before.
 
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Does Puppy Linux come with any security features or are they available, such as firewalls?
1. No Puppy Linux doesn't come with SELinux
2. It is has a Firewall based on IPtables.
3. It is not a Multi-user System and is designed to run from CD or USB though can run as full install.
4. There are Muti-user versions to allow for a non-root user. Eg the 4.21 era.
5. SELinux has NSA connections.

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