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The Big Ol' Ubuntu Security Resource

by eyeoh last modified Dec 11, 2008 04:09 PM

Ubuntu is billed as ultra-secure, but its default install has flaws. Here are the mods you need to protect your system.

If you've recently switched from Windows to the Linux distribution Ubuntu, you've probably experienced a decrease in spyware -- and malware in general -- on your system. But although Ubuntu is billed as the ultra-secure solution, you should know that even though Ubuntu's default install has its flaws, like every other operating system.

 

To combat these weaknesses, IT Security has prepared a guide to help you close your system's backdoors and protect you from some of the common Ubuntu exploits. Look at this big ol' Ubuntu security resource as an introductory guide to securing Ubuntu, along with a list of the software you'll need to stay protected.

 

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