Re: Windows vulnerability vs Linux vulnerability [Re: Would a firewall prevent Sasser worm?]

From: Lassi Hippeläinen (lahippel_at_ieee.orgies.invalid)
Date: 05/06/04

Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 18:36:15 GMT

Leythos wrote:
>... Once the Nix systems
> and apps hit the desktop with as many installs as Windows you'll see
> weekly exploits about them too.

Not likely. Unix has been hacked (and attacked) many years longer than
Windows. And Unix architecture is far better than Windows, in the sense
that software modules can be isolated from each other.

-- Lassi

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