"First: I bet the users of software that aren't quite
up to date and that make up those huge botnets differ with the
writer of the article. They all make up a part of the mass market
as we know it, don't they? So it's OK to have outdated* software,
isn't it? (I know, I know... it's not OK... but we are talking
about mass market here, so go with the flow!).
"Second: Remember that the way software is installed/maintained
in the GNU/Linux world is completely different from Windows'. In
Windows, as the writer said, you grab the software from internet
(hopefully form a reliable location.... but we know that's not
always the case, is it?), click on it, maybe will have to restart
your computer.... a couple times (why the hell installing Adobe
Reader requires you to reboot Windows?"
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