June 2, 2006

Microsoft adopts open-source security feature

Microsoft is taking a page out of the open-source community's book where it comes to security. In Windows Vista Beta 2, released last week, the company included a feature called address space layout randomisation (ASLR), a method of foiling some classes of attack that has usually been associated with open-source projects.

Link: techworld.com

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  • Open Source
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