Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Gates takes swipe at Apple, Linux security | CNET News.com

Gates takes swipe at Apple, Linux security | CNET News.com: "'To say a system is secure because no one is attacking it is very dangerous,' said Gates, referring to operating systems that have a smaller share of the desktop market, such as Apple's Mac OS and the open-source software Linux.
Noting the large number of major virus epidemics during the past two years, Gates said that in some ways 'hackers are good for maturation' of the platform, because they have forced the company to develop new inspection techniques for the code. "
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