One often-forgotten area of Linux security is the home directory—otherwise known as ~/. Something to keep in mind, is that particular directory houses user data. In other words, this is the default directory where documents are stored. If this machine is used in a business environment, there could be sensitive information stored within.
Let’s see what we can do to that home directory to make it more secure. We’ll start with the easy tip first. I’ll be demonstrating on a freshly installed Ubuntu 17.10 desktop.
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