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SELinux is a fairly new development in the realm of secure Linux systems. It was developed by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the United States, and presumably fits into its mission of securing U.S. computers and communications. But it's curious that a government agency whose raison d'être includes making it possible to break into people's computers and wiretap their communication would develop a Linux system that is supposed to be more secure against these kinds of attacks. See the book


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