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Celebrity advice on keeping your Linux desktop secure

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 210.0.106.26] on January 26, 2008 02:07 AM
I thought Linus' advice was very good - don't even allow SSH access. If you think you might want to access your computer when you're on the road, consider setting up an IRC bot with a limited number of commands, running on an unprivileged user, that requires you to /msg it a password. Not as useful, but much more secure, and with the proper functions it can do much of what you'd want it to do.

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