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Globe and Mail: Linux is Favourite Hacker Target: Study

Sep 12, 2003, 16:00 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Kapica)

[ Thanks to Jeff Smelser for this link. ]

"Linux, not Microsoft Windows, remains the most-attacked operating system, a British security company reports.

"During August, 67 per cent of all successful and verifiable digital attacks against on-line servers targeted Linux, followed by Microsoft Windows at 23.2 per cent. A total of 12,892 Linux on-line servers running e-business and information sites were successfully breached in that month, followed by 4,626 Windows servers, according to the report..."

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