Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Sat 19th Jul 2008 19:01 UTC, submitted by cypress
Linux Linux and UNIX-like operating systems in general are regarded as being more secure for the common user, in contrast with operating systems that have "Windows" as part of their name. Why is that? When entering a dispute on the subject with a Windows user, the most common argument he tries to feed me is that Windows is more widespread, and therefore, more vulnerable. Apart from amusing myths like "Linux is only for servers" or "does it have a word processor?", the issue of Linux desktop security is still seriously misunderstood.
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TBPrince
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2005-07-06

Article which is pointed by that article is heavily outdated and part of those information were approximate.

Plus, statistics are heavily outdated, expecially when considering that in 2004 Windows2003 was about 1 year old.

That's not a very good (and updated) source of information.

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