Honeypot Project tests find that unpatched Linux systems can last for months on the Internet without being compromised while Windows systems last as little as minutes.
The Honeypot Project
has added fuel to the debate over which is more secureLinux or Windowswith findings that unpatched Linux systems can be on the Internet for months before being successfully attacked while Windows systems have been compromised in as little as hours.
The international non-profit security organizationwith members from security companies like Foundstone Inc.
, Counterpane Internet Security Inc.