Aug 292011

Today I’m glad to present you an article by James Hawkins.

As the heading of this article suggests, either you are a windows or a Linux user, you aren’t safe online. We (Linux users) were happy in the past thinking that running Ubuntu or Fedora would have saved us from an “infection”, but that is not the case anymore, today any Operating System whether Mac, Linux or windows, has his own weakness,related to his vulnerabilities. We know that windows pc’s had more vulnerabilities in comparison to any other O.S in the past, but the point is that every computer over the Internet could have its own exploits, its only a matter of finding those vulnerabilities and exploiting them.

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Jan 252011

tux-polHow to use Rkhunter, Chkrootkit, ClamAV, Afick

This is the second part of the article wrote by Angelo Fonseca on his blog.

Angelo it’s a Linux systema administrator expert in security issues, he’s also the founder of Linkedin group “GNU/Linux Security & Hardening”

I found it really interesting and so i’m really glad to propose this to all of you.


In my previous post I talk about “File Integrity Checkers” and “Rootkit Revealers” for GNU/Linux.
Today, I’ll explain you how to “pratically” install and use them for checking your system and reveal security problems.

Read the full article here

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