There is so much deep discussion about Linux and Ubuntu, however according to PC World, there are several reasons why Linux is by far the best option compared to Windows.
Although many can assume that individuals are protected purely through Window's closed nature, this is not always the case. In fact, PC World believes that there a five main reasons why Linux is superior to Windows surrounding the high quality security that Linux offers.
One of the main reasons, which can be read in more detail at PC World, is the secure blocking from social engineering, which is the spread of viruses or worms to computer users. For instance, through a malicious attachment in an email that is not suspected as spam. With the Linux system, there are a number of executable permissions that need to be completed in order to read an attachment, which assures users that the emails are virus free.