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Re: [SLE] Spy on SuSE???
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 00:57:46 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503140055260.7295@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Sunday 2005-03-13 at 16:58 -0600, John N. Alegre wrote:

> With a properly configured SuSE Firewall is the a hope in hell of getting any
> Spy Software on a SuSE box?

Depends on its social engineering.

> Gotta hear what the list thinks ... my guess is no way but i am far from a
> security expert.

The firewall will stop incoming connections. It does not stop users from
installing things that connect to internet and spy on you.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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