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Linux Wins The Security Showdown! Now What?

“So now that Ubuntu Linux was ‘last man standing’ in the PWN to
OWN contest at CanSecWest, does this mean open source has it all
over the competition when it comes to security? It can, and it
ought to–but it’s not a guarantee. And we need to not think it
is.

“A while back I wrote about a vaguely parallel issue–how open
source won’t guarantee the survival of a given piece of software if
the original developers drop off the face of the earth, but it
makes survival that much easier a proposition…”


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