Michael Leone on 15 Jan 2011 16:30:15 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Virtual Box will not recognize my USB printer (

Do you really think that anyone on a Linux mailing list would think that Linux is less secure than Windows? LMAO ..;-)

On Jan 15, 2011 1:13 PM, "Steve Slaughter" <steve2slaughter@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >If you run VBox as root does that help?
>> When I run VBox as root, my problem is solved!
> Can any of you give me a general rule to follow in terms of when to run an
> app as root?
> Also, why does every Linux user say that security by obscurity does not
> work? If that were true than why does the government have security
> clearances?
> I think keeping some of the details of an otherwise well-engineered system
> secret can be part of a more in-depth security strategy.
> The Chairman of Trend Micro recently said that open-Source software is less
> secure than closed-source code because its architecture is published for
> anyone to review.
> However, I read an article that shows how Linux has tremendously fewer bugs
> than Windows. A lot of people say that Linux has a faster response time to
> bugs.
> What do you guys think, is Linux more secure? Can understanding the
> architecture of the kernel help a hacker exploit security vulnerabilities?
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