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Security: Lock down your Linux Desktop

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This tutorial will show you what needs to be done to protect your Linux box from script kiddies and junior hackers.
This page attempts to guide you in preventing your desktop Linux system from being totally vulnerable to takeover by hostile forces. There is much more needed for good security and we encourage you to explore further. A good starting point is the Security Quick-Start HOWTO for Red Hat Linux.

Note that we will be focusing on Red Hat Linux releases 7.0 and greater, but the same principles apply to other Linux systems, although the specific tools and directory paths may be different. The generalized Security Quick-Start HOWTO for Linux is recommended for Linux systems other than Red Hat.
 read more | mail this link | score:8518 | -Alex, February 10, 2003
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