Windows is the wrong system for the security-unconscious

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 12:03 AM EST

While Microsoft alone cannot be responsible for ensuring people understand computers and the Internet, Apple and the various GNU/Linux distributions take radically different approaches to the problem. Apple's Mac computers are easy to use, and are yet less vulnerable, not to attacks, but to successful attacks and viruses. The GNU/Linux community generally makes no bones about the fact that users need to know something about security. One of the most common admonitions from experienced GNU/Linux users to newbies is "never run as root unless you need to perform an administrative task".

At blue-gnu.biz

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