Security Now

Nov 23rd 2006

Security Now 67

The Problem with PatchGuard

The problem with PatchGuard, a new security feature in 64-bit versions of XP and Vista
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Microsoft is touting PatchGuard, a new security feature in 64-bit versions of XP and Vista. Steve explains how easy it is to hack, and what it's really for if it's not for deterring hackers.

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