Sydney Morning Herald: Open Source Group Says Monoculture Breeds Worms
May 06, 2004, 17:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)
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"Australia's Open Source Industry Association has used the
Sasser worm incident to push its claim that operating systems such
as Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Unix are reliable and secure.
"OSIA spokesman Stephen Jenkin said since the worm hit the
BigPond network at 1am on May Day, 'Australian computer users have
suffered major disruptions, with thousands of home and business
users running Microsoft operating systems infected and others
experiencing network congestion...'"