[funsec] Microsoft announce most secure OS on the planet

Larry Seltzer larry at larryseltzer.com
Mon Apr 20 12:12:26 CDT 2009


>> I know someone who until recently (~1yr ago?) was running Windows
3.1.
For all its lack of inherent security, it was substantially stronger
against today's carpet-bombed attacks than lots of more modern stuff,
simply because most malware wouldn't run on it at all.

Facinating. Think of how secure DOS and CP/M are by this standard.

Larry Seltzer
eWEEK.com Security Center Editor
http://security.eweek.com/
http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/
Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
larry.seltzer at ziffdavisenterprise.com




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