OSNews: UNIX Security: Don't Believe the Truth
Feb 07, 2006, 01:00 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)
"One of the biggest reasons for many people to switch to a UNIX
desktop, away from Windows, is security. It is fairly common
knowledge that UNIX-like systems are more secure than Windows.
Whether this is true or not will not be up for debate in this short
editorial; I will simply assume UNIX-like systems are more secure,
for the sake of argument. However, how much is that increased
security really worth for an average home user, when you break it
down? According to me, fairly little. Here's why..."