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CNET News: Trend Micro: Open Source is More Secure

Jun 14, 2006, 15:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Espiner)

[ Thanks to Kenry Mackesh for this link. ]

"Antivirus vendor Trend Micro is claiming that open-source software is inherently more secure than proprietary software such as Microsoft Windows.

"Trend said one reason open-source software has fewer security issues is the variety of Linux distributions. Although they use the same kernel, if one distribution is compromised, the same piece of malicious software may not work on a different distribution, the company said Monday..."

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