I know one systems administrator who runs SSH Server on his workstation to push files to it and check things from a phone but I think it is a bad idea for several reasons: An operations workstation ...
Why are people saying that X is not secure? With X I mean: https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/X_Window_System p.s.: The OpenBSD team succeeded with priviledge separation in 2003, WHY ...
If running X11 as root is not a very good idea, then can anyone mention a method/solution, how to still use a GUI, and not having X11 as root?
Does the OpenBSD LiveCD/LiveDVD get deeply audited like the original OpenBSD? Is it an official "port"? Experiences with it?
If i search for the two words: OpenBSD and NetBSD on: http://www.exploit-db.com/ then i get 17 hits regarding security bugs on OpenBSD, and 8 hits regarding security bugs on NetBSD. So what are ...
What is your default umask set to? Did you run into any problem setting a stricter default umask?
If I have a user on a unix system where Im allowed to create new files, what prevents me from downloading an executable file onto that system which is already SUID'ed to root on a different system? ...
What type of attacks are there that do not use open TCP or open UDP ports? Is it safe to assume that no open ports means no remote access? (Excluding the possibility that there is a badware already ...
On Unix based systems, I'm often prompted to enter my password before installing or running a program. Why does this protect me? If I'm running a kiosk, I understand that a password might prevent ...