Facebook awards $100,000 prize for new code isolation technique

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by mood, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Facebook awards $100,000 prize for new code isolation technique
    August 20, 2019
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/facebook-awards-100000-prize-for-new-code-isolation-technique/
    White paper: "ERIM: Secure, Efficient In-process Isolation with Protection Keys (MPK)"
    (PDF - 397 KB): https://www.usenix.org/system/files/sec19-vahldiek-oberwagner_0.pdf
     
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    I'm actually surprised that such a technique didn't already exist. At the moment it's quite easy for malware to access certain data stored in memory.
     
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