Linux is KING - Couldn't be hacked - Mac, Vista went down in flames

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Sat Mar 29 18:19:49 UTC 2008


On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Manuel Aróstegui
<manuel at todo-linux.com> wrote:
>
>  El sáb, 29-03-2008 a las 12:24 -0400, Jim escribió:
>  > Read article
>
>  That's cool, but it's far to be the real scenario we face everyday.
>  I guess that Linux box was secure but the truth here, as far as I've
>  been able to see is that either Windows or Linux (I have no mac
>  experience) are both pretty insecure if they're been running by a dumb
>  administrator.
>  It is clear that a Linux, out of the box, has less chances to be hacked
>  than a windows in the same situation.
>
>  But for me, this hacking contest does not represent a real scenario.

So you're saying a concentrated effort to hack a single machine (only
one with Linux) is an easier test than machines randomly on the
internet operated by noobs who barely know how to change advanced
settings? The arguement is always made that noobs stick with the
defaults, most distro defaults are pretty secure.


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