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RE[5]: He said that word again
by pablo_marx on Fri 8th Dec 2006 06:37 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: He said that word again"
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As a ratio, it would be something like 100,000+ active exploits for Windows compared with every 1 for Linux.

Okay, what is the criteria here? One Linux (kernel) exploit vs Windows (Kernel)? Particular kernel version vs. any from all of eternity? Linux distributions vs Windows (OS)? Again, particular versions vs any from all of eternity? Standard applications for the distribution vs. anything that can be ran on it (i.e. SQL Server)?

Regardless of the critiera, I'll gladly cough up a Linux exploit or two. Eagerly awaiting your 100,000 to 200,000 Windows exploits.

Cheers,
Steve

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