How to make Linux Mint reasonably secure?

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Re: How to make Linux Mint reasonably secure?

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Pjotr wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:28 am
I endorse the first web link that smurphos gave you, because I wrote it.... :wink:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... t/security

Installing a normal application, any normal application, increases your attack surface. Installing antivirus increases your attack surface dramatically. Don't do it.
Hello, I have tried to enter to that first web linky that smurphos gave but it is out of line. I hope you could put it back on line, I am very interested in it. Thank you.

Please, could you elaborate more about what you said here?
Installing a normal application, any normal application, increases your attack surface. Installing antivirus increases your attack surface
Best regards.
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Re: How to make Linux Mint reasonably secure?

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pcfan5 wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 3:10 pm
Pjotr wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:28 am
I endorse the first web link that smurphos gave you, because I wrote it.... :wink:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... t/security

Installing a normal application, any normal application, increases your attack surface. Installing antivirus increases your attack surface dramatically. Don't do it.
Hello, I have tried to enter to that first web linky that smurphos gave but it is out of line. I hope you could put it back on line, I am very interested in it. Thank you.

Please, could you elaborate more about what you said here?
Installing a normal application, any normal application, increases your attack surface. Installing antivirus increases your attack surface
Best regards.
Sure. :)

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Re: How to make Linux Mint reasonably secure?

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Thank you.! :D
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