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Linux-Watch: Of Windows and Boll Weevils

Jun 15, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"The Tokyo, Japan-based anti-virus power Trend Micro Inc. has confirmed what Linux users have long known: Linux is safer than Windows.

"In a ZDNet interview, Trend's CTO for malware, Raimund Genes, said, 'Open source is more secure. Period. More people control the code base; they can react immediately to vulnerabilities; and open source doesn't have so much of a problem with legacy code because of the number of distributions.'

"Exactly..."

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