OS X, the world's safest OS

According to a deep study by a UK based security firm mi2g concludes that Mac OS X and Open Source BSD are the “world's safest and most secure 24/7 online computing environments.

mi2g analysed 235,907 successful digital breaches against permanently connected - 24/7 online - computers across the globe. Of the nearly quarter million breaches carried out by hackers from November 2003 to October 2004, only 4.82% were against Mac OS X or BSD based online computers.

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“More and more smart individuals, government agencies and corporations are shifting towards Apple and BSD environments in 2004,” said DK Matai, Executive Chairman of mi2g. “For how long can the truth remain hidden that the great emperors of the software industry are wearing no clothes fit for the fluid environment in which computing takes place, where new threats manifest every hour of every day. There is an accelerating paradigm shift visible in 2004 and busy professionals have spotted the benefits of Apple and BSD because they don't have the time to cope with umpteen flavours of Linux or to wait for Microsoft's Longhorn when Windows XP has proved to be a stumbling block in some well chronicled instances.”

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Posted by Antony at November 3, 2004 2:46 PM

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