Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Email Battles: How Microsoft Stacks The Deck When Comparing Windows and Linux Vulnerabilities

Aug 03, 2006, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by BJ Gillette)

[ Thanks to zanek for this link. ]

"After toting up the vulnerabilities in Windows XP Service Pack 2, Red Hat Desktop 3 and Red Hat Desktop 4, Microsoft's Jeff Jones concluded:

"Whether you look at the all up total vulnerabilities, look at high severity vulnerabilities, or look at the weighted Workload Vulnerability Index, it is hard to argue against the fact that Red Hat 3 required less vulnerability-driven work than Red Hat 4, and Windows XP SP2 required less than either.

"Jones' conclusion is indisputable, as long as you play by his rules. Here are three of them..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: