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Re: Linux Web Server Hardening (LAMP + Wiki) Feb 02 2013 10:46AM
Ansgar Wiechers (bugtraq planetcobalt net) (1 replies)
Re: Linux Web Server Hardening (LAMP + Wiki) Feb 05 2013 12:13AM
Eric Furman (ericfurman fastmail net) (1 replies)
My point was that Microsoft has fixed the security issues with their
windows system while X has refused to even acknowledge there
is a problem. It was to back up my point about how even Microsoft
has taken security more seriously than Linux.
And yes, my initial email was a troll, but it did not change the fact
it is true. Security is an attitude. It is not something added after the
And the prevalent attitude toward security in the vast majority of the
community is indifference at best and open hostility at worst.
(top posting just to annoy Mr. Wiechers)

On Sat, Feb 2, 2013, at 05:46 AM, Ansgar Wiechers wrote:
> On 2013-02-02 Alex Dolan wrote:
> > On 01/02/2013 3:35 PM, "Ansgar Wiechers" <bugtraq (at) planetcobalt (dot) net [email concealed]> wrote:
> >> M-hm, I see. May I humbly request that this troll be removed from the
> >> list?
> >
> > I don't think removed from the list is necessary.
> > He went about it poorly in his initial reply, but makes some intriguing
> > points in the follow up.
> Actually, no, he doesn't. While it's true that X11 does have security
> issues, nobody in his right mind would be running X11 on a server
> (particularly not on an internet-facing one), because this fact is
> already well-known. Besides, if X11 is the issue, the BSDs (or any other
> Unix flavor) would be affected just the same.
> > I'm new in security so I'm keen to take in as much information as
> > possible, and trying not to be a one-eyed Linux user
> Don't misunderstand. This isn't a debate pro-Linux or anti-BSD or
> something. I'm merely pointing out that Mr. Furman is spreading FUD,
> nothing more.


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Re: Linux Web Server Hardening (LAMP + Wiki) Feb 05 2013 08:24AM
Adam Pal (carpathin wolf gmx net)


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