Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jan 2006 22:56 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Open source experts have hit back at a study published by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team that said more vulnerabilities were found in Linux/Unix than in Windows in 2005, labelling the report misleading and confusing. The report has attracted criticism from the open source community. Linux vendor Red Hat said the vulnerabilities had been miscategorised, and so could not be used to compare the relative security of Windows and Linux/Unix platforms.
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In the real world, people take into acount market share. Perhaps apache+linux/freebsd has a much much larger market share than win2/3k ...

are you realy sure about this argument?
please be warned that the next time a win vs. linux security flamewar brakes lose in desktop-land it will be used against the non-flying bird ;)

Edited 2006-01-07 03:36

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