June 5, 2004

Linux gets trial 'NX' security support

Linux gets trial 'NX'

The security technology, called NX for "no execute," is built into several "x86" processors from Intel, AMD and Transmeta. The technology is designed to block vulnerabilities that viruses and worms use to spread, but operating system support is required for NX to work.

Link: CNET News.com


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