Is Linux security a myth?

Thursday, 17 February 2005, 3:21 PM EST

There are rare occasions in IT when a particular architecture reaches a point where it stops being purely IT driven and takes on a life of its own.

The last year has seen the open source movement reach such a cult status and at the vanguard of open source fashion can be found the Linux operating system. Whilst the platform appeals at several levels for potential users, some of a philosophical nature and others far more concrete, it is noticeable that a couple of its qualities have recently been called into question.

By Tony Lock at IT Analysis.

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