November 9, 2000

Whistler to include 'block all unsigned apps' secure mode

Author: JT Smith

The Register reports that Microsoft is to incorporate a "signed application" system in
Whistler, the intention being to furnish users with a super-secure
mode of operation that just plain stops code executing on the
machine. Unsigned code, that is. Speaking about Whistler in
London today Microsoft VP for IT infrastructure and hosting Jim
Ewel described this as being one of several security modes that can
be implemented.
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