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Techworld: Q: Which is Better, Windows or Linux Security?

Sep 19, 2005, 17:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"The IT industry's obsession with comparing Windows and Linux security is a waste of time, according to top Linux bod Alan Cox. Operating system security is, he says, simply awful right across the board.

"Kernel developer and Red Hat fellow Cox made the remarks in an interview with IT book publisher O'Reilly ahead of a security-themed speech planned for an open source conference next month. The bigger picture, he said, is that today's security systems are 'totally inadequate...'"

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