Until just a few weeks ago I always used to set up my home-servers one service at a time (e.g. httpd, ProFTPD, etc.). I have now begun using XAMPP instead and was wondering if there is any reason why I shouldn't be using it.
I have heard that using a server package such as XAMPP can present a security risk. How is this possible if the configuration files are still there for me to edit manually if I need to?
Are there any other potential problems that I should be aware of?