Re: Windows vulnerability vs Linux vulnerability [Re: Would a firewall
From: The Ghost In The Machine (ewill_at_aurigae.athghost7038suus.net)
Date: Fri, 07 May 2004 20:00:05 GMT
In comp.lang.java.advocacy, Luke Tulkas
on Fri, 7 May 2004 09:55:50 +0200
> "Richard H Miller" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Lassi =?iso-8859-1?Q?Hippel=E4inen?= (email@example.com)
>> : 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
>> This is not correct
>> 1) If you are talking about the kernels of the two systems, the NT OS
>> has a more secure design.
> a) Is there such a thing as a kernel in Windoze? (I asked the same
> question some time ago and didn't get any relevant answers.)
Yes, although I for one would have to find it.
> b) When you say NT OS, do you mean just the NT or it's successors (2000,
> 2003, whatever) also?
Probably all three.
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