Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 12th Aug 2006 19:07 UTC
OpenBSD OpenBSD strives to be the most secure UNIX derivation. Design principles, such as code auditing, extensive use of encryption, and careful configuration choices, combine to ensure OpenBSD's secure by default philosophy holds true. This article gives you a close look at the operating system so secure that it was once banned for use in a DEF CON competition, where crackers go after each other's systems.
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RE[3]: NX without NX
by Gryzor on Sun 13th Aug 2006 19:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: NX without NX"
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Old versions? What are you talking about? What do you prefer, the latest Apache from the Apache FTP Server or the "audited, patched, fixed" older version that comes with OpenBSD that "serves its purpose well".

The goal is to provide SECURE software, not the latest; many of the patches OpenBSD produces are not accepted by the original developers of the piece of software, so until that happens, they refuse to include a newer "unsecure" piece of software.

Apache is a very nice example of that...

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