Microsoft releases PatchGuard APIs

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    This is what Symantec and others wanted right? So now security tools can be just as powerful as on XP I guess? And the bad guys will not be able to use the API´s? :rolleyes:
     
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    What worries me more than the APIs is that security tools may still rely on the integrity of the kernel, which eliminates rootkit detection which is, IMO, probably going to be the biggest threat Vista users will face. The security tools will request information from Windows, and will need Windows to return the right information.. anyone else see a problem with this?
     
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    Any comments on this article? I´m not sure what to think, I mean I do believe that MS does have a point, not? :rolleyes:

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2075846,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03129TX1K0000614
     
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