Microsoft’s Solution to a Tech Threat: Linux, not Windows  4/16/2018 8:02:47 PM   Jay Greene


To head off cyberattacks like the one in 2016 that took down Twitter Inc. and Netflix Inc., Microsoft Corp. is deploying widely used operating-system software it bolstered with enhanced security features.

It won’t, however, be Windows.

Microsoft instead plans to embed Linux, a rival technology former Chief Executive Steve Ballmer once called...

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