Google Dusts Windows Over Security, Report Says

Vulnerability issues prompt search giant to move employees to Linux PCs, Macs.

Google Inc. employees are complaining about security issues surrounding Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system, contending that weaknesses in the software exposed the search giant to attacks by Chinese hackers earlier this year, according to a report in the Financial Times.

Based on the security concerns, Google has implemented an informal policy to move away from Windows PCs either to Apple Computer Inc's machines or PCs running Linux, according to anonymous employees quoted by FT writers David Gelles and Richard Waters. Read more...

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