Open and safe?
Source: AsiaOne - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security TRUE or false? Open source software like Linux is more secure than Microsoft Windows, a proprietary operating system because there seem to be more virus attacks against it. True? Wrong. This is only a popular perception. Open source software isn't always more secure than its proprietary counterparts, say IT experts.

Mr John Philips, Novell Asia's corporate technology strategist, said: 'Generalisations don't work when you're talking about tens of thousands of different software packages.'

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