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ATI driver flaw exposes Vista kernel

Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    An unpatched flaw in drivers from ATI creates a means to smuggle malware past improved security defences in the latest version of Windows and into the Vista kernel.

    Microsoft is working with ATI on an update which security watchers warn might be far from straightforward to roll-out.

    Source: The Register
     
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    Sounds like Vistas super security isnt super secure. I doubt anyone would use an ATI driver flaw to do something like this, but at least its worth noting and they are working on fixing it.
     
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    everything is unsecure, dont think you ARE secure, just look at Blu-Ray Disc and HD DVD, and the (un)brackable AACS

    "the history has thought use that"
     
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