Linked by Igor Ljubuncic on Mon 21st Jun 2010 09:35 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption I've bored the readers of my personal website to death with two rather prosaic articles debating the Linux security model, in direct relation to Windows and associated claims of wondrous infections and lacks thereof. However, I haven't yet discussed even a single program that you can use on your Linux machine to gauge your security. For my inaugural article for OSNews, I'll leave the conceptual stuff behind, and focus on specific vectors of security, within the world of reason and moderation that I've created and show you how you can bolster a healthy strategy with some tactical polish, namely software.
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AV isn't really optional
by jabbotts on Mon 21st Jun 2010 16:19 UTC
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I don't view AV as optional regardless of platform. Even if your using a low risk platform; you probably talk to other platforms. Viruses for my platform may be far and few between but why should that justify my being an immune carrier and passing on something to a platform I'm interacting with. When we all got on the same network, we became responsible for each others platforms. Passing something on through negligence is not unjustifiable.

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