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I'm going to qualify the below advice by pointing out that, obviously, securing computers from technical attacks is its own entire industry, and people spend their whole careers doing exactly that. There is no bottom to the rabbit hole of securing your machine. So the below advice obviously doesn't cover everything. But, in practical terms, if you follow it ...


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I read some article about linux kernel having vulnerabilities The linux kernel is a huge piece of software. Here is a list of 1338 vulnerabilities that have been previously discovered and patched in the linux kernel. Can you be more specific? how should I prevent remote acces to my station and other things? The topic of hardening a linux system ...


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A line in the sand cannot be drawn where you can absolutely determine which side you are on, but oftentimes it will be obvious. For example, suppose you live with your mom and don't want her to find your weed stash: Hiding your stash in the kitchen cupboard = security flaw. Hiding your stash in your guitar case under your bed = hardening opportunity. But ...


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It is always risk that defines that criteria. What's the likelihood of the problem being exploited, what are the mitigations in place to prevent or limit the impact, and what are the impacts of a successful exploitation? Once those are defined, you can classify what's wrong with a system and rank them in order or priority, regardless of the type of ...



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