Why is Linux considered to be better protected against malware than other operating systems?

IT Questions BankCategory: CCNA CyberOpsWhy is Linux considered to be better protected against malware than other operating systems?
Why is Linux considered to be better protected against malware than other operating systems? 1IT Administrator Staff asked 10 months ago

Why is Linux considered to be better protected against malware than other operating systems?

  • customizable penetration and protection tools
  • fewer deployments
  • file system structure, file permissions, and user account restrictions
  • integrated firewall

Explanation: The Linux operating design including how the file system is structured, standard file permissions, and user account restrictions make Linux a better protected operating system. However, Linux still has vulnerabilities and can have malware installed that affects the operating system.

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