[LINK] OpenBSD: The most secure OS around
Wed, 7 Nov 2001 10:41:04 +1100
On Tuesday, 06 Nov 2001 at 21:38, Danny Yee <email@example.com> wrote:
> Actually, if you read some of the stories about the earliest crackers,
> back before the Internet took off, I think you'll find that quite
> a lot of the things they penetrated were running on "big iron".
> That may have been because that's all that was around then, of course.
they predate RACF, which is the basis of the security systems
brd referred to:
> But these days the operating system is increasingly irrelevant
> compared to the applications, which are often the same. I believe
> you can now run Apache on an AS/400, for example, and I suspect that
> it's not necessarily more secure there than running on Linux or Unix.
MVS had a posix compliance module (add-on) that ran X-windows, etc etc
back in '95. OTOH MVS is very good for creating sand boxes. (MVS = multiple