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Re: New Computer? Six Steps to Safer Surfing

  • From: Matthew S. Hallacy
  • Date: Tue Dec 21 04:35:32 2004

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 06:17:42AM +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:

> and Sean will/maybe-has-already  pointed out that "unix" (in all it's
> glorious variations) is no more secure than  anything else... as much as
> it saddens me to say all that it sure seems to be the truth. :(

Only if you turn on all the services (running as the root user), then fire
up XF86, a web browser, and email client (also running as root).

(Yes, I am well aware that you can run software on Windows as restricted
userID's. We're talking about the typical desktop though)

Matthew S. Hallacy                            FUBAR, LART, BOFH Certified                           GPG public key 0x01938203