[Nottingham] Security on Ubuntu

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Thu Jun 7 14:02:18 BST 2007

Ron Wilton wrote:
> Hello
> We've just got connected to broadband through TalkTalk. I'm using Ubuntu
> 7.04 Fiesty Fawn.
> Could anyone please advise me what internet security measures I need to
> take?

Keep off the porn sites?...

More seriously, the main concerns are just to be sure of what you are
doing if you do any sort of online buying or banking. Beware of the
scams and of "phishing".

The only other lookout is to turn off the annoyance of pop-up ads from

So far, linux is still pretty much malware and virus free. So no real
worries for surfing around.

Enjoy your carefree surfing!

Any comments from others?


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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