[ale] Linux Security article

Robert Coggins ALE at CogginsNet.com
Fri Feb 20 13:26:43 EST 2004

Yeah that is pretty much what I started telling him...   But I wasn't 
sure if there is more to back it up.   I just tryi to look for things to 
entice diehard windows users to atleast try linux....

Chris Ricker wrote:

>On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Robert Coggins wrote:
>>Hey all,
>>Here at work I have been pushing linux and would use the argument that 
>>linux is so much more secure etc. and etc.  Someone that I have been 
>>advocating to just sent me the following link.  How do I argue this 
>>article.  The only thing I can think to say it read the last 
>>paragraph...  :)
>I'm not sure that there's anything to argue. It's true that there was
>another round of local root exploits found in the Linux kernel. Linux does
>have security issues, just like any OS. Unlike some other OSes, though,
>security fixes are generally timely (unlike, say, the six months it took
>Microsoft after the remote ASN.1 vulnerabilities were pointed out to them
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