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I don't quite agree with you. If the OS base of the system is sound, it is much harder to crack. You usually will find your exploits via other means. Currently, Java has a security hole that needs to be fixed - I read it is in Ver. 7 and people should not update to it until it is fixed. As I previously posted, the Unix/Linux base was a much better base than what Windows used. Again, they have to face compatibility with each new version, so it makes it difficult to rewrite and forego compatibility. When was the last time you heard an IBM mainframe being hacked? Not saying it couldn't happen, but it is extremely difficult. I suspect VM Ware and other VM systems would also have a better level of security. They had access to IBM's source for its VM systems for years (prior to S/W Copyrights and patents) and depending on how much they took from it (if any) could be a factor. Each user machine on IBM's VM systems is like being in your own sandbox. Extremely difficult to break into the underlaying OS.