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Linux With Linux on the desktop going from a slow crawl to verging on an explosion, many have toiled with the question: How do we make this happen faster? A well-known Austin-based Linux Advocate thinks he has the answer.
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james_parker
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2005-06-29

Linux has the following advantages over Windows:
[...]
(2) You cannot hide malware in open source


This is not true. Back in 1984, Ken Thompson how to do so, and this specific "malware" was in fact present in Unix for many years before being discovered:

http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/ken/trust.html/

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