Microsoft has published a study that compares the number of security vulnerabilities in Vista to those in OS X, Windows XP and various Linux distributions. To allow for an fair comparison, he only measured flaws that were reported and patched in the first 90 days after the official launch.
Windows Vista comes out winning by a margin. The software received only 12 patches during the first 90 days. OS X 10.4 in its first 90 days plugged 60 holes, Windows XP 36 and Red Hat, Suse and Ubuntu between 74 and 281.
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