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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Good luck getting through DEP, ASLR, and protected mode.

Since Vista's inception, it hasn't been cracked.

Not true. All three have been circumvented at some point. Apparently the randomization on Vista wasn't that random because of too little entropy which made it possible to guess address locations. Protected mode was circumvented through an implementation flaw of Vista's Integrity Levels and DEP was circumvented with Java.

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