Why Apache is more secure than IIS
These graphic images make it clear. Microsoft produces bloated
applications and operating systems that have more entry points for
This may come a s a shock to some but Windows is inherently harder to
secure than Linux. There I said it. The simple truth.
Many millions of words have been written and said on this topic. I
have a couple of pictures...
The first picture is of the system calls that occur on a Linux server
running Apache. According to Netcraft this is pretty much the most
common web server configuration on the Internet.
The second image is of a Windows Server running IIS, Microsoft's web
A picture is worth millions of words.
See the pictures.