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Is Linux Really More Secure than Windows? Print E-mail
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Source: eSecurity Planet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Server Security Common wisdom has held for years that Linux is superior to Windows when it comes to security issues. But now that open source is growing in popularity both on the consumer side (think Android phones) and the enterprise side (Linux runs the 10 fastest supercomputers in the world, for example, according to Wikipedia), it's time to push past the adage and look again at the whole "which is safer" issue. "Linux has been more widely deployed, which has certainly made it a bigger target to hackers in general," said Charlie Belmer founder and CEO of security vendor Golem Technologies. "But in terms of overall security it is still far superior to Windows."

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