TechRepublic: The Secrets of Open Source Security
May 02, 2006, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chad Perrin)
"Debates rage across the Internet about the comparative security
of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based operating systems. Many people
have vested and biased interests in their positions on the matter.
Misconceptions born of incomplete knowledge and logical fallacies
contribute to the confusion and the heat of the debate. Advertising
campaigns attempt to cast their sponsors in the best possible
light, and partisan studies use massaged statistical data to
produce apparently authoritative and objective, but ultimately no
less biased and suspicious, facts to bolster arguments..."