[Nottingham] Security on Ubuntu

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Thu Jun 7 19:12:55 BST 2007

Roger Light wrote:
> Hi Ron,
>> Could anyone please advise me what internet security measures I need to
>> take?
> In addition to what Martin said, I believe (someone correct me if I'm
> wrong!) that ubuntu has no network services running by default, not
> even ssh, so you're fairly safe from that point of view as well. It's
> not possible to compromise a network service that isn't listening to
> anything.

Indeed. "sshd" isn't even installed by default!

All a good idea,


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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