robespierre wrote:viruses as a technology are simply more applicable to a 1980s scenario where people share programs via floppy disks. they have been supplanted as an active security threat by more advanced tools that can spread through the network, like worms, rootkits, shellcode, etc. not in any way related to binary formats.
mia wrote:Or do not expose it directly to the internet, I use a proxy (a linux box) myself, which I hardened pretty good. But again, IRIX has never claimed to be about security, even "trusted IRIX" doesn't give more security, just compartimentation and other few things the military needs. I've ran it for a few, it's not all useful really.
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