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Four common Unix security mistakes

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A short list of very common mistakes...
Just about everybody does this - loading unneeded software on exposed servers or implementing SANS and switches where they're not needed. Every piece of software you add to a system, whether running on the main processor or on associated gear, adds vulnerabilities. The rule is simple: if it's not necessary, don't load it, don't use it, and don't worry about it.
 read more | score:7857 | -Ray, February 12, 2006
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