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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Speaking to consumer PC mag PC Pro, security guru Eugene Kaspersky said that the lukewarm reception of Vista will result in defections to Mac OS and Linux, thus making them more attractive targets for malware writers.
"Home users are not so loyal to the OS. Not many of them are satisfied with Microsoft Vista," Kaspersky told PC Pro. "Some Windows users will switch to other OSes. Microsoft will not lose its dominance, but it will be reduced a bit."
The open source nature of Linux makes it intrinsically more vulnerable, apparently.