[ubuntu-uk] Security on Ubuntu

Benjamin Webb bjwebb67 at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 4 15:25:09 GMT 2007


No ones told me I didn't need I firewall, but I wasn't sure whether I
needed one. I'll use firestarter as you suggested just to make my PC
slightly more dummy proof. I'd also feel more comfortable with an
anitvirus so I'll try Clam.

On 04/03/07, Roberto Sarrionandia <rbs.tito at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> ClamAV is  the preferred antivirus, firestarter is a good firewall.
>
> Anyone who told you not to have a firewall is pretty foolish, antivirus
> is pointless though. I use it on my server to protect Windows machines
> on the network.
> Benjamin Webb wrote:
> > I know that Linux is supposed to be much more secure than Windows. But
> > I still feel it would be best to have Antivirus and Firewall.
> >
> > My quiestion is, do either of these come with Ubuntu by default, and
> > if not, what free software should I use.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Ben Webb



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