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ZDNet: Why Windows is Less Secure than Linux

Apr 18, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Stiennon)

[ Thanks to Dr Tony Young for this link. ]

"Windows is inherently harder to secure than Linux. There I said it. The simple truth.

"Many millions of words have been written and said on this topic. I have a couple of pictures. The basic argument goes like this. In its long evolution, Windows has grown so complicated that it is harder to secure. Well these images make the point very well. Both images are a complete map of the system calls that occur when a web server serves up a single page of html with a single picture..."

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