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Dear, Forum Im using Red Hat Enterprise new for a few days and im wondering how easy it is from someone outside to hack my computer and view my documents ...
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    Red Hat Enterprise 6 Hackable ?


    Dear, Forum

    Im using Red Hat Enterprise new for a few days and im wondering how easy it is from someone outside to hack my computer and view my documents and seeing what im doing is it easy hackable?
    I am just curious how safe my pc actual is.

    Hope someone knows the answer

    Greetings

    Nick Kessels

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    It depends on the security you have implemented on your system and how proactive you are at protecting it. Running a firewall, making sure selinux is running, strong passwords and disabling services you do not need are some suggestions for tightening the security on your box.

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    What can is do to make it more secure then ?

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    Follow daark.child's suggestions!

    Read this guide to get you moving and thinking in the right direction.

    Some quick tips -
    Start your firewall:
    Code:
    service iptables start
    Configure the firewall:
    Code:
    system-config-firewall
    Check if SELinux is enabled:
    Code:
    getenforce
    Configure services:
    Code:
    system-config-services

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