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More Popularity does not equal More Viruses

Posted 03-13-2007 at 02:33 AM by Sepero

This is a quote from someone else, but worth repeating.

"Many people (namely, Microsoft) like to spread FUD by saying "Windows has such problems because Windows is so popular. If any other OS were as popular, it would have the same problems." This is actually not true."

"For example, there are still Amiga viruses in circulation. Even in the Wintel world, virus writers will write exploits at specific software packages that are quite rare; the...
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