Linux/Windows security debate rolls on

Friday, 23 April 2004, 3:19 PM EST

Analysts are split over which is more secure: Windows or its operating system rival, Linux.

Forrester Research has concluded that Windows is actually as secure as Linux, suggesting that Microsoft provides security updates more quickly than companies such as Red Hat.

But the Linux distributors covered by the report - Red Hat, SuSE, MandrakeSoft and Debian - have insisted that Forrester did not take into account that they handled critical flaws much faster, often within hours.

By Peter Williams at vnunet.

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