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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

>>>>> "Nathan" == Nathan Dabney <smurf@osdlab.org> writes:

    Nathan> It's not too aggressive.  Would you prefer we ship with
    Nathan> ssh allowing root logins 

This "security measure" has been debated before on this mailing
list. I tend to think there are situations where it makes maintaining
a secure system harder, hence it decreases security instead of
increasing it.

    Nathan> and a default of no password for
    Nathan> root so users can us without having to understand what
    Nathan> they are doing?

Now that is entirely different.

However, out of curiosity, can somebody tell me how PARANOID may
increase security of the computer?
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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