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    Poking Holes in Linux

    Date 25 Apr 2000
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    The recent "back-door" in an open source program has some questioning just how secure open source is, or really can be. "A hole discovered in a Red Hat Linux product has experts debating how secure open-source software is, given . . .
    The recent "back-door" in an open source program has some questioning just how secure open source is, or really can be. "A hole discovered in a Red Hat Linux product has experts debating how secure open-source software is, given that the code is wide open for the world to see." ... "The fact that they've been finding holes in (Unix-based) Sendmail for 20 years indicates that open-source is not the best for security," Rouland said.

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