Reply to post: Re: Bash is Bollocks for security

Yahoo servers? SHELLSHOCKED? by Bash?

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Re: Bash is Bollocks for security

"Bash is Bollocks"? It's not just Bash, the entire F/OSS eco-system is riddled with failure. Need I mention Heartbleed? They tout the "many eyes" myth, but as no one actually looks the bugs go unfound.

F/OSS is based on the communist hippy idea that life is all love and cuddles. It isn't. Life is hard and there are assholes at every turn. If you are deploying new servers and you want something that will actually work, for the sake of your security do not deploy F/OSS.

There is a very good reason Windows is the dominant OS in the server room (circa 75%), dominant on the desktop (circa 90%) and taking ground for all comers on mobile.

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