Warning: fopen(/home/dottech/public_html/wp-content/sp-resources/forum-cache/sp-plugin-scripts-footer.js): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/dottech/public_html/wp-content/plugins/simple-press/sp-api/sp-api-plugins.php on line 745

Warning: fopen(/home/dottech/public_html/wp-content/sp-resources/forum-cache/sp-plugin-styles-all.css): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/dottech/public_html/wp-content/plugins/simple-press/sp-api/sp-api-plugins.php on line 534

Good Linux Sites/Distros/Tools for Security | Advice Corner | Forums

A A A

Please consider registering
guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

    

Wildcard usage:
*  matches any number of characters    %  matches exactly one character

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Topic RSS
Good Linux Sites/Distros/Tools for Security
Topic Rating: 0 (0 votes) 
March 23, 2011
6:07 PM
Karl
Novice
Forum Posts: 6
Member Since:
October 26, 2009
Offline

I'm currently using a Ubuntu VM for general internet surfing / social networking as an added layer of security. I think Linux in general is a good layer of protection but the AV tools are on the thin side. I'm running Firestarter and ClamAV but ClamAV, by what I read, is more for mail clients. Even though it's a VM I'd still like to harden it some by using distros / tools for that purpose .. just not sure what's good.

I use Wireshark at work on occasion (Windows though) so that's a decent tool and I see a bunch of distros out there that might be good (BackTrack, SELinux, FCCU, Canine Linux, Ubuntu Christian Edition [pray you don't get infected]) .. too many choices .. some opinions would be appreciated to thin out the candidates.

Thanks in advance for any feedback!

March 24, 2011
3:51 AM
Karl
Novice
Forum Posts: 6
Member Since:
October 26, 2009
Offline

If anyone is interested here are some good sites for this info:

 
>    linuxsecurity.com/docs/colsfaq
>    tldp.org/HOWTO/Security-HOWTO
>    linuxtopia.org/LinuxSecurity
>    linux-sec.net
>    yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxSecurityTools
Forum Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

Most Users Ever Online: wp_sferrorlog

Currently Online:
23 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

phoenix_rising: 899

karen: 878

Wheezer: 786

yourpalal: 647

PCbasics: 614

ebony: 548

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 11

Members: 9777

Moderators: 0

Admins: 3

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 17

Topics: 2601

Posts: 16629

Newest Members: midnightracing, Sumankumar, pai pai, wileamdevid, edwardluis, xav

Administrators: Ashraf (1799), Locutus (1886), amnesia (270)

Comments