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Five important security apps for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows

Discussion in 'General Security' started by lotuseclat79, Apr 25, 2008.

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Thread Starter

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    Ars Technica article here.

    Categories discussed are:
    1) Firewall
    2) Anti-virus
    3) Anti-spyware and Anti-adware
    4) Encryption
    5) Watchdog

    Everyone with a computer (Windows, Mac, or Unix/Linux) should read this article.

    -- Tom
     
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    1002richards Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Tom,
    Thanks for this, perhaps you can advise me:
    I'm running Xubuntu on a Wubi set up. The 'host' laptop runs XP with paid (ie full) versions of ZoneAlarm and AVG.
    What security progs should I install on the Xubuntu system?

    Thanks.
    Richard.
     
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