Longhorn locked down to fight hackers

August 18, 2007

Hardware locking via a dedicated chip is combined with “hardening” of the OS to restrict how memory can be accessed. Security will also be boosted using a technique dubbed User Account Protection, which aims to ensure that computers can be locked so that local users are not given full administrator access by default.

Source: Digg.com – Posted by: xmachina

Link to Story: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2139420/microsoft-longhorn-security


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