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eSecurityPlanet: Mac vs. Linux: Which is More Secure?

Mar 01, 2007, 22:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Van Wyk)

"In last month’s column, I said 'I'm more secure on a Mac than I was on Windows XP.' Some of you asked how Linux fares in that comparison.

"To that, I'll say I'm marginally more secure on Linux than on a Mac, but I prefer a Mac anyway. I can almost see my inbox filling with flames from you penguin lovers everywhere, but let me explain my opinion.

"First, though, I'll again caveat these opinions by saying that I'm not saying Linux is or isn't more secure than Apple’s OS X. I'm saying that I'm marginally more secure on Linux than on a Mac. Here's why..."

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