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Linux is more secure but not invulnerable Print E-mail
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Source: Tech Republic - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection Jack Wallen believes Linux is more secure than other platforms, but it's only as secure as the packages installed. I've been working with and using Linux far longer than any other platform. Through those years, I've pretty much seen and used it all. Interestingly, my tune has changed on a number of things -- one opinion is about the relative security of Linux. Back in the day, I would have looked you in the face and said squarely, “There's no way anyone is going to hack a Linux server!” My tune now is a bit more somber, sober, and far more realistic. But before I get the chance to sing you that tune, let me set the stage.

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