Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Apr 2010 22:17 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes "Joanna Rutkowska, a security researcher known for her work on virtualization security and low-level rootkits, has released a new open-source operating system meant to provide isolation of the OS's components for better security. The OS, called Qubes, is based on Xen, X and Linux and is in a basic, alpha stage right now. Qubes relies on virtualization to separate applications running on the OS and also places many of the system-level components in sandboxes to prevent them from affecting each other."
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Comment by Jondice
by Jondice on Thu 8th Apr 2010 17:06 UTC
Jondice
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2006-09-20

How similar is this to Solaris Trusted Zones? I played with them briefly but am not a security expert. I think this stuff is cool, but I trust myself completely, at least in unix.

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