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Hacking Linux : Programmers Test Themselves (What Are The Issues With Open Source Linux?)

Dec 09, 2008, 21:35 (6 Talkback[s])

"The other problem is that the Linux Operating System doesn't receive the same level of support as Windows does. That means that updates and security packages are released with each new version of the Operating System (OS), but not as periodic updates as in the case of Windows XP's Windows Update.

"That means that the user will have to be the one responsible for checking for the updates instead of trusting this matter to an organization. So, a user could pass long periods of time without knowing that his OS has an important security failure that could compromise his work or even the security of his network."

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