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Old 03-09-2007, 01:47 AM   #1
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LXer: Mac vs. Linux: Which is More Secure


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In last months column, I said Im more secure on a Mac than I was on Windows XP. Some of you asked how Linux fares in that comparison. To that, Ill say Im marginally more secure on Linux than on a Mac, but I prefer a Mac anyway. I can almost see my inbox filling with flames from you penguin lovers everywhere, but let me explain my opinion.

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Old 03-09-2007, 10:23 AM   #2
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I had sent him a link to this list of security features in Linux (depending on distribution) last month, but he ignored it. Linux is much more secure than the Mac, but the Mac's security is adequate for its current environment. I prefer leading the curve in that regard by a wide margin.
 
  


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