[ubuntu-uk] Security on Ubuntu
alan at popey.com
Sun Mar 4 14:59:51 GMT 2007
On Sun, 2007-03-04 at 13:35 +0000, Roberto Sarrionandia wrote:
> ClamAV is the preferred antivirus, firestarter is a good firewall.
Firestarter isn't a firewall, iptables is the firewall. As I understand
it Firestarter and their ilk just generate the necessary scripts to
issue the iptables commands.
> Anyone who told you not to have a firewall is pretty foolish,
I don't have a firewall on any of my desktops. I have a firewall (Debian
box with two network cards) at the entry point to my LAN, but I dont see
the need for one on every computer.
Does that make me foolish?
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