Can Windows 98SE run on an Intel I7 with SATA hard drives?
lproven at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 08:17:15 CST 2016
On 4 February 2016 at 15:07, Mazzini Alessandro <mazzinia at tin.it> wrote:
> I would disagree on this point. Unix and linux, in all its flavours, had plenty of security fixes in the same timeframe mentioned, so I would not consider them as safe as etc
> That they are less obvious to attack, in comparison, is another thing.
Oh yes, true, but you need to think about the roles.
Unix was traditionally mostly used as a /server./ The exploits and
malware are about getting remote access to a server, or at least
taking it offline or rendering it inaccessible.
Windows is primarily a client OS, used for surfing, email, chat,
downloading & running programs, etc.
/Totally/ different usage patterns.
And the vast success of OS X as a client -- now the most successful
closed-source UNIX® of all time, with more installed seats than all
the others ever put together -- compared with the small amount of
malware and very few successful exploits, shows the difference.
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