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Old 07-21-2011, 06:20 PM   #1
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LXer: Five Common Weaknesses in a Linux Server that are Worth Covering

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There seems to be a belief these days that complying with the PCI standard is bound to be expensive and difficult to put in place. Actually if you have a Linux system, this doesn't have to be the case at all. However, while a Linux system is generally thought to be better for security, nevertheless, there are weaknesses to Linux that could be exploited by a potential hacker, and knowing these weaknesses and knowing how to deal with these weaknesses can be crucial to the server administrator who wants to ensure that his systems and networks are PCI complaint.



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