Microsoft Responds to 2 Minute IE8 Hack

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Microsoft Responds to 2 Minute IE8 Hack

At the annual Pwn2Own contest, IE8 was hacked in less than two minutes on a fully-patched 64-bit Windows 7 installation by Peter Vreugdenhil who bypassed ASLR (Address Space Layout Randomization) and DEP (Data Execution Prevention). This allowed him to run any process on a computer that visited a website which launched his malicious code, as......
 
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