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Gnu PG is more Safe ?



On 24. 7. 2013 5:20, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> 
> True. So perhaps we can say it is "less likely" to have glaring bugs than it's
> proprietary counterparts. Sure, bugs will be overlooked or outright missed in
> any project of size. But with more eyes comes a better chance of bugs and
> backdiors being caught.

There is a paper on discovering vulnerabilities in open source and proprietary
software you might find interesting:

Härtig, Hermann, Claude-Joachim Hamann, and Michael Roitzsch. "The Mathematics
of Obscurity: On the Trustworthiness of Open Source." Workshop on the Economics
of Information Security 2010.
http://weis2010.econinfosec.org/papers/session6/weis2010_haertig.pdf

Kind regards

Martin