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

From: Luke Tulkas (
Date: 05/07/04

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

"Richard H Miller" <> wrote in message
> Lassi =?iso-8859-1?Q?Hippel=E4inen?= (lahippel@ieee.orgies.invalid)
> : Leythos wrote:
> : >... Once the Nix systems
> : > and apps hit the desktop with as many installs as Windows you'll
> : > weekly exploits about them too.
> : Not likely. Unix has been hacked (and attacked) many years longer
> : Windows. And Unix architecture is far better than Windows, in the
> : 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
> 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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