Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 14th Jan 2011 14:58 UTC, submitted by Debjit
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Steve Chang, the Chairman of Trend Micro, has kicked up a controversy by claiming that open source software is inherently less secure. When talking about the security of smartphones, Chang claimed that the iPhone is more secure than Android because being an open-source platform, attackers know more about the underlying architecture."
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RE: So what code is secure?
by Neolander on Sat 15th Jan 2011 18:15 UTC in reply to "So what code is secure?"
Neolander
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Nowadays, most desktop operating systems require several GBs of HDD space only to offer very basic functionality. At this level of bloat, it's impossible to make code secure ;)

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