Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Mar 2009 06:44 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Privacy, Security, Encryption As he had already predicted, cracker Charlie Miller has won the PWN2OWN contest by cracking Safari and Mac OS X within seconds of the start of the competition. "It took a couple of seconds. They clicked on the link and I took control of the machine," Miller said after his accomplishment. He took home the USD 10000 prize, as well as the MacBook he performed the exploit on. Internet Explorer 8 fell a while later by cracker Nils, who also cracked Safari and Firefox after being done with IE8.
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RE[5]: Sad to say
by google_ninja on Thu 19th Mar 2009 15:55 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Sad to say"
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However, the app domains are implemented as multiple copies of the .NET VM running inside a single process. Even if you have a single process with 10 application domains, you still have multiple VMs, which are deliberately kept isolated from one another. Big deal - pretty much any VM runtime can do that


You learn something new every day ;)

I was under the impression that while appdomains were heavy, it was less overhead then to run multiple java apps. Guess there isn't all that much of a difference other then the shared memory bit.

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