Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Sep 2007 10:54 UTC, submitted by irbis
Bugs & Viruses "For at least a decade, the standard advice to every computer user has been to run antivirus software. But new, more commercial, more complex and stealthier types of malware have people in the industry asking: will antivirus software be effective for much longer? Among the threats they see are malware that uses the ability of the latest processors to run virtual machines that would be hidden from antivirus programs." Note: Please note that our icon contest is still running! So if you have an idea on how to rework this story's icon, read this.
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RE[2]: No
by wannabe geek on Mon 24th Sep 2007 03:15 UTC in reply to "RE: No"
wannabe geek
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2006-09-27

"Why can't some kind of quarantined place be created where one could safely run potentially suspect programs."

Bitfrost

http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Bitfrost

Or you can always use VirtualBox.

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