Survey Says: Linux Is More Secure
A survey of 6,344 developers shows that software managers find Linux to be more secure than Windows. BZ Media conducted the study, by asking more than 6,000 software develoment managers to rate the security of server OSes.
Windows Server was rated very insecure or insecure by 58 percent of the respondents, followed by 13 percent rating Linux insecure or very insecure. Sun's Solaris received the best response, with only 6 percent of respondents rating Solaris insecure. 78 percent of those taking the survey found Linux to be "secure" or "very secure." ZDNet also has coverage of the results.