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.


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