eSecurityPlanet: Mac vs. Linux: Which is More Secure?
Mar 01, 2007, 22:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Van Wyk)
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"In last monthâ€™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
"First, though, I'll again caveat these opinions by saying that
I'm not saying Linux is or isn't more secure than
Appleâ€™s OS X. I'm saying that I'm marginally
more secure on Linux than on a Mac. Here's why..."