Re: Windows vulnerability vs Linux vulnerability [Re: Would a firewall

From: Luke Tulkas (Luke_Tulkas_88_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 05/07/04


Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 09:55:50 +0200


"Richard H Miller" <rick@bcm.tmc.edu> wrote in message
news:c7ebq3$9o2@gazette.corp.bcm.tmc.edu...
> Lassi =?iso-8859-1?Q?Hippel=E4inen?= (lahippel@ieee.orgies.invalid)
wrote:
> : 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.)
b) When you say NT OS, do you mean just the NT or it's successors (2000,
2003, whatever) also?



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