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A new defense against kernel-mode exploits

by Zeljka Zorz - Managing Editor - Tuesday, 17 June 2014

 

Over the past many years, there’ve been a plethora of security solutions available for Windows-based endpoints, but most of them are helpless against malicious code targeting the kernel - even when we employ layered security and stack them one upon the other.

The time has come to change the security paradigm and architecture, say Rafal Wojtczuk and Rahul Kashyap. "Windows kernel vulnerabilities are frequent, and this is not going to change anytime soon," they say. "We have to live with them and be able to defend against them."

 

Help Net Security/ full read here/ http://www.net-security.org/article.php?id=2051

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