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Is Linux Really More Secure Than Windows


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Ramen, Slapper, Scalper and Mighty may sound like Santa's new team of reindeer, but they are creatures far lower down the evolutionary ladder -- and much less welcome. These are worms that have infiltrated Linux servers in recent months, commandeering the servers for use in distributed denial-of-service attacks. Linux enthusiasts who once believed they were less vulnerable to attack than Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) users have begun to wonder whether they were overly optimistic



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Linux probly isn't as secure as most people think. It's just that its a least likely target as more people use MicroShaft products. Why target thousands of PC's when you can target millions with the same effort.

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