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Trend Micro Chairman Says Open Source Is a Security Risk

January 14th, 2011 01:26 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

dkd903 writes “Steve Chang, the Chairman of Trend Micro, has kicked up a controversy by claiming that open source software is inherently less secure than closed source. When talking about the security of smartphones, Chang claimed that the iPhone is more secure than Android because being an open-source platform lets attackers know more about the underlying architecture.” This comes a week after Trend Micro released a mobile security app for Android.

Source: Trend Micro Chairman Says Open Source Is a Security Risk

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