Re: If Linux Becomes More Prevalent -> was Re: FW: registration confirmation...
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On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 11:04:52AM +1030, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> And the more that Linux systems succumb to the usability vs security
> (eg by having passwordless root logins or everyone running about as
> admin) then we'll become the targets for the crackers simply because
> it's rather boring cracking systems that only a small crowd of hard
> core techno enthusiasts happen to use.
But such exploits would be distro- or (more rarely) package-specific,
so it's still not hard to tune out the morons of the world that run
insecure OS's and get compromised.
.''`. Paul Johnson <email@example.com>
: :' :
`. `'` proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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