Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jan 2006 12:44 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team released its year-end summary of computer vulnerabilities. While Windows is regarded as the most insecure operating system, the US-CERT found four times as many vulnerabilities specifically related to Unix and Linux. Of 5198 reported flaws, 812 were for the Windows, 2328 for Unix and Linux, and 2058 more affected more than one operating system. Notably missing from the list of Windows vulnerabilities is the recently discovered Windows Metafile issue. No vulnerabilities were listed for Apple's Mac OS X, however several had been disclosed during the year. Also, since OS X is based on Unix, it is vulnerable to some of the flaws associated with its core operating system." Note: The link is fixed. I have no idea what happened there, sorry guys!
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RE: Patched?
by eantoranz on Wed 4th Jan 2006 13:52 UTC in reply to "Patched?"
eantoranz
Member since:
2005-12-18

I normally look at www.secunia.com for security stuff about products.

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RE[2]: Patched?
by SEJeff on Wed 4th Jan 2006 13:56 in reply to "RE: Patched?"
SEJeff Member since:
2005-11-05

I normally look at www.packetstormsecurity.org for exploit code to test if my systems are vulnerable ;)

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RE[2]: Patched?
by deepspace on Wed 4th Jan 2006 13:58 in reply to "RE: Patched?"
deepspace Member since:
2006-01-03

Yes, but it would be interesting to see how many of the problems on this list ar already pached in later versions of the software, and then compare what OS has the most patches. Also: how fast was i patched...

Well, the rest is already said: this is just a load of crap ;)

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