Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 22:00 UTC
Internet Explorer Ah, the security vulnerability that was used in the Google attack. It's been around the internet about a million times now, and even governments have started advising people to move away from Internet Explorer. As is usually the case, however, the internet has really blown the vulnerability out of proportion. I'll get right to it: if your machine and/or network has been compromised via this vulnerability, then you most likely had it coming. No sympathy for you.
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DEP does not work on all machines
by ephemient on Mon 18th Jan 2010 22:48 UTC
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Even if you're running XP SP3, real DEP requires NX, which of course means that you need to be running on a PAE configuration.

For x86-32, at least. Nothing extra is necessary on x86-64. But there is still a sizable population of earlier x86 hardware out there that cannot be protected.

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