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Old 08-24-2004, 02:17 AM   #1
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Security Attacks

How many of you here faced sercurity attacks on linux
and how u came to know about that and how u
solved it. And what precaution u have taken so that
these attacks does'nt occur in future.

Plz discuss the scenario ??
Old 08-24-2004, 03:38 AM   #2
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>> And what precaution u have taken so that

these attacks does'nt occur in future. <<

General precautionary measures to aid security include minimal installs, updates, strong passwords, run in an ordinary user account, disable un-necessary services, a firewall - might also want to consider something like Snort or Tripwire.
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There are a number of basic HOWTOs and checklists in the security references thread.


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