Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 5th Feb 2006 17:10 UTC
Features, Office One of the biggest reasons for many people to switch to a UNIX desktop, away from Windows, is security. It is fairly common knowledge that UNIX-like systems are more secure than Windows. Whether this is true or not will not be up for debate in this short editorial; I will simply assume UNIX-like systems are more secure, for the sake of argument. However, how much is that increased security really worth for an average home user, when you break it down? According to me, fairly little. Here's why.
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RE[4]: pffft
by Resolution on Sun 5th Feb 2006 18:09 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: pffft"
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Did anyone ever claim UNIX/Linux is at fault? Nope.

Yes. The author did. Did you even read the article? He says, and I quote: "Of course, they should make backups-- but wasn't Linux supposed to be secure?".

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