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."