Microsoft Finds (Random) Way to Secure Vista

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  1. ronjor

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    doesnt WehnTrust use ASLR? nice to see it as a feature in Vista. wonder if it will break any apps tho.
     
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    See this Wilder's thread regarding WehnTrust:

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=75388&highlight=wehntrust

     
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    I didn´t know about Wehntrust looks interesting but of course it will be difficult to test. However they do claim to prevent an already patched IE flaw (see link), if true it´s pretty impressive. But nice that this technology will come standard in Win Vista. :)

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-054.mspx
     
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    Re: Microsoft Finds (Random) Way to Secure Vista Introducing new functionality in b

    Introducing new functionality such as this in beta2 seems to be more bad software engineering from MS.

    Regarding Notok's prior post, I suspect that many existing security applications that provide application firewall, execution prevention, white lists/black lists will be confused by ASLR.

    The language used at Michael Howard's blog on this feature indicates that the 'default' will be for ASLR to be enabled. Does this mean that a user can turn it off if desired?
     
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