SearchWin2000: Linux Not Accountable for Security, Ballmer Says
Oct 21, 2003, 16:00 (54 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Connolly)
[ Thanks to David for this link.
"The rivalry between Microsoft Windows and Linux comes down to
the basic question of whom customers should trust, according to
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
"Ballmer on Tuesday acknowledged Microsoft turned its focus to
matters such as patch management 'probably later than we should
have,' but claimed that Microsoft has made dramatic strides in its
Trustworthy Computing efforts, while users can question the quality
of Linux security patches.
"Ballmer made his comments during an executive interview before
about 3,000 IT managers at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo..."