November 23, 2000

Is Windows now playing catchup to Linux?

Author: JT Smith

"If someone puts a backdoor into Linux, someone will eventually find it. Once it is found, I can eliminate it, rebuild the kernel, and get back up and running safely within minutes. With Windows, verifying the existence of the backdoor is nearly impossible. And even if you could, eliminating it yourself would be equally difficult because you don't have the source code to rebuild the kernel." More at


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