According to an anonymous survey of Black Hat attendees released by Symantec, many are concerned about Windows XP and Vista when it comes to security.
The security company asked them: If you are an IT manager (non-researcher), which operating systems are you currently most concerned with having vulnerabilities? Sixty-seven percent of participants, who were permitted to give a multiple response, had concerns about possible vulnerabilities in the Windows XP platform. This was followed by Windows Vista (31 percent), Linux (19 percent) and Unix (18 percent). Mac OS garnered the least worry, with only 12 percent.
According to the report, 45 … Read more