December 24, 2004

Linux boxes and 'hackability'

p2pnet.net News:- The average unpatched Linux system survives for months online before being hacked, but unpatched Windows PCs often, âare hacked within minutes of connecting to the Internet,â according to a story in TechWeb News.

It quotes a Honeypot Project study which gives results from research in which vulnerable systems were hooked to the Net in the hope that theyâd draw attacks.

Link: P2PNet

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