[ubuntu-uk] Security on Ubuntu

Alan Pope 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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