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[12]: So what code is secure?
by moondevil on Mon 17th Jan 2011 15:00 UTC in reply to "RE[11]: So what code is secure?"
moondevil
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Well at least Oberon and Inferno do have commercial users, so some people do think that they perform well enough for their tasks and are willing to pay for them.

http://www.vitanuova.com/inferno/
http://www.oberon.ethz.ch/partnerships/index

Maybe you should talk with their users and tell them how dumb they are to invest money in such OS.

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