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Black Hat Give Win 8 Props

It's pretty rare when anyone from the Black Hat conference, which just happened in Las Vegas, says anything nice about Microsoft. But a couple of white hatters (the good guys that break into systems to show where they're weak) threw a bunch of exploits at Windows 8 to see what would stick -- and not much did. Heap and buffer exploits that worked just swell against Vista and Windows 7 failed against Win 8.

That is great news but keep in mind that these are old exploits and these doors should have been shut. Nice work, nonetheless.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/03/2012 at 1:19 PM


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