Enterprise IT Planet: Linux a Hacker's Delight?
Sep 27, 2003, 01:00 (24 Talkback[s])
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"It looks like Microsoft just can't catch a break when it comes
to OS security. Worms, viruses, and exploits dog Windows just like
the BSOD used to do in its less stable variants. More and more,
Linux is looking like the OS for secure computing.
"Not so fast...
"A recent study came up with some startling conclusions. Linux
machines, it turns out, is the victim of more successful attacks.
The UK hacker tracker outfit, MI2G, found that more Linux-based
servers beat out Windows servers in letting outsiders in. How can