[Klug-general] Hiding Port 22 on an SSH based VPN
J D Freeman
klug at quixotic.org.uk
Tue Apr 3 01:47:13 BST 2007
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On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 08:49:27PM +0100, Karl Lattimer wrote:
> PS. Easiest way to secure a server running Linux? Use a linux distro
> which comes pre-configured to be reasonably secure and not leave
> completely idiotic default settings which ship with most services,
> eg. sendmail which has pretty much always shipped with default
> configs which are laughable to most spammers.
The only way to secure a computer is to unplug it, cast it in a concrete
block, and lock it away in the bottom of a nuclear bunker.
This is however entirely useless.
This said, any computer not connected to the internet has a boost to its
security, this is why BT adsl is so good :p
> I'm suggesting use redhat, as 90% of configuration is already done as
> long as you don't do stupid things you're pretty secure out of the box.
I would say the same for debian, for exactly the same reasons.
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