I couldn’t have said it better myself

More recommended reading: why there aren’t as many viruses for the Mac as compared with Windows. It isn’t that the platform is more secure, it is just that it isn’t as big of a target. Same thing could be said about Linux. Very well written.

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: General

One Comment on “I couldn’t have said it better myself”

  1. Danimal (ok, not. The 3rd guy that year) Says:

    Actually, Linux is considerably more secure in its design. User processes are just bloody unlikely to run as root, and therefore the damage than an application can do is very limited. Since WinOS emerged from a single user context, security has been the lowest priority at each stage of design.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: