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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X System Administration Reference, Volume 1 by Schoun Regan, - Ed.

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Lesson 21. Maintenance, Intrusion Detection, and Auditing

Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Understand which files to watch for modification

Detect malicious software

Use virus protection software

Use rootkit safely

When it comes to Mac OS X security, it is crucial to regularly monitor your system for changes in software, look for signs of intruders, and detect malicious software. We hope that you already have a clear understanding of the way your system works every day. The more familiar you are with your system when it is running properly, the more obvious it will be when something unauthorized is happening. Although Trojan horses, viruses, worms, and other malicious software are less common in the ...

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