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Why I'm not concerned about the rise in Linux attacks


Linux is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason - the open-source OS is flexible, customizable and highly secure. Luckily, Linux is superior in design to most platforms, making the inevitable increase in attacks targeting Linux less of a threat. Jack Wallen offers an eplanation, along with his perspective on the topic.

For the love of open source: Why developers work on Linux and open-source software


A new survey conducted by The Linux Foundation's Open Source Security Foundation (OSSF) and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH) reveals that while open-source jobs are in high demand and the pay is great, it's not money that drives programmers to work on Open Source, but the love of solving problems and creation. The survey also reveals a worrisome trend: security is being neglected in open-source development.