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GNU/Linux Security: Linux House vs Microsoft House

Oct 28, 2009, 09:13 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gene)

[ Thanks to Gene Alexander for this link. ]

"At base the Microsoft products all go back to a core that is built on the MS-DOS concept of a single task, on a single computer for a single user. There is little need to be concerned about security with such a design. This is a fine concept if one never attempts to use such a system for anything other than a single task, on a single computer for a single user. But that is not what Microsoft has done. The Microsoft products simply kept that single user, single computer base technology and added on multi-tasking (Running many programs at one time.) and networking (Connecting many computers together for sharing data, printers and so on.)"

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