Controversial report finds Windows more secure than Linux

Tuesday, 15 March 2005, 12:04 PM EST

Contrary to popular wisdom, Windows appears to be more secure than a popular version of Linux, according to an upcoming report from two security researchers.

The researchers found that Windows Server 2003 actually had fewer security vulnerabilities identified last year than Linux and that the holes in Windows took less time to patch.

By Michael Cohn at SecurityPipeline.

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