Re: Gates takes swipe at Apple, Linux security

From: Ivan Marsh (
Date: 02/16/04

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 10:43:36 -0600

On Sat, 14 Feb 2004 03:50:27 +0000, steve h. wrote:

> Gates takes swipe at Apple, Linux security
> "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 Macintosh OS and the
> open-source software Linux.

I LOVE this argument.

Windows is attacked more because it's easier to attack, it has nothing to
do with their share of the desktop market.

If someone could write a virus that can take down thousands of *nix boxes
they would.

The USA Patriot Act is the most unpatriotic act in American history.