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|Originally Published: Tuesday, 18 April 2000||Author: Derrick H. Lewis|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
Open Source - Why it's Good for Security
[SP] Here is an article by Jay Beale and Kurt Seifried that discusses the argument on how "Open Source operating systems like Linux or *BSD, can't possibly be as secure as closed source ones, like Windows or Solaris, because attackers can find vulnerabilities by reading the code."