Kuwait Linux User Group

Linux.com: Securing a Fresh Linux Install [Parts 1 & 2 & 3]
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2004 @ 20:57:27 EDT
Topic: News

Most Linux distros provide a wide variety of server applications, and many network-aware apps are enabled by default when you install the operating system. Before you put your new Linux machine online, there are a number of steps you should take to make your network secure. Use these tips every time you perform a fresh install; none of these steps will help to secure a machine that has already been compromised. "Before you install anything on your machine, check the Web site of the distro you plan to use and download any security patches or updates that have been released since the version you are going to install. As soon as the install process is finished apply the patches and updates you found...
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