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David Berlind comments on 'Microsoft ahead in security?'

The only other "guys" I can think of are the alternative operating systems (Unix, Mac, Linux), the alternative browsers (Opera, Mozilla), the alternative e-mail clients (eg: Eudora) and, as you say Dan, the middleware alternative (Java). In practice, all of them have proven to be safer havens than the Microsoft provided solution.

The only other "guys" I can think of are the alternative operating systems (Unix, Mac, Linux), the alternative browsers (Opera, Mozilla), the alternative e-mail clients (eg: Eudora) and, as you say Dan, the middleware alternative (Java). In practice, all of them have proven to be safer havens than the Microsoft provided solution.