protecting your new linux server from hackers.

Only a clown will run his system without first taking a few simple steps to protect areas commonly targeted by hackers.

The suggestions outlined below are not a security guarantee, however they should provide some peace of mind against portscans and SSH brute force attacks.

Steps:

  1. Disable the internet.
  2. Unplug your computer.
  3. Throw the thing away.
  4. Go outside.