[News] Security Assessment: Ubuntu Linux Surpasses Windows Vista - Linux

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  1. [News] Security Assessment: Ubuntu Linux Surpasses Windows Vista

    OSX Tiger vs. Vista vs. Ubuntu Security: a 15 Point Report Card

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    | When shopping for a new computer, your mind is probably spinning with
    | considerations: price, reliability, speed, software capabilities, security,
    | and other specs. Perhaps the hardest part is choosing an operating system on
    | which everything will run. To get a good idea of what capabilities Apple’s
    | OSX Tiger/Leopard, Windows Vista, and Ubuntu Linux have to offer, check out
    | our 15 point report card that compares the levels of protection you’ll get
    | with each of them.
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    http://www.virtualhosting.com/blog/2...t-report-card/

    Vista will be "the most secure ever," says Microsoft, but not according to
    this. It is said to be the least secure O/S.


    Related:

    Linux vs. Windows: Which is Most Secure?

    http://www.esecurityplanet.com/views...le.php/3665801


    Linux Security: A Big Edge Over Windows

    http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/54742.html


    The problems with Vista laid bare - What might have been

    http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=38419


    Why Windows is less secure than Linux

    http://blogs.zdnet.com/threatchaos/?p=311


    Linux more secure than Windows, national survey shows

    http://www.xomba.com/linux_more_secu...l_survey_shows

  2. Re: [News] Security Assessment: Ubuntu Linux Surpasses Windows Vista

    Roy Schestowitz espoused:
    > OSX Tiger vs. Vista vs. Ubuntu Security: a 15 Point Report Card
    >
    > ,----[ Quote ]
    >| When shopping for a new computer, your mind is probably spinning with
    >| considerations: price, reliability, speed, software capabilities, security,
    >| and other specs. Perhaps the hardest part is choosing an operating system on
    >| which everything will run. To get a good idea of what capabilities Apple?s
    >| OSX Tiger/Leopard, Windows Vista, and Ubuntu Linux have to offer, check out
    >| our 15 point report card that compares the levels of protection you?ll get
    >| with each of them.
    > `----
    >
    > http://www.virtualhosting.com/blog/2...t-report-card/
    >
    > Vista will be "the most secure ever," says Microsoft, but not according to
    > this. It is said to be the least secure O/S.
    >


    Well, it's a viewpoint thing. Compared with other Microsoft operating
    systems, it might be the most secure. Compared with Linux, clearly, it
    won't even come close to the level of security which Linux users have
    long since come to expect.

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