All of Microsoft's security pushing seems to be paying off. The article makes the point that it's just because less experienced folks are deploying the solutions. But of course, with Microsoft catering to the less experienced and locking things down that should be locked down by default, fewer attacks happen, whether these folks are experienced or not.
" An analysis of hacker attacks on online servers in January by security consultancy mi2g found that Linux servers were the most frequently violated, accounting for 13,654 successful attacks, or 80 per cent of the survey total. Windows ran a distant second with 2,005 attacks. A more specific analysis of government servers also found Linux more susceptible, accounting for 57 per cent of all breaches.
" In a similar analysis last year, Windows proved far more vulnerable, with 51 per cent of successful attacks on government servers made on some version of the Microsoft operating system. "