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Comment: Re:Other side of this airtight hatchway... (Score 2) 33

by Kaenneth (#47380211) Attached to: Researchers Disarm Microsoft's EMET

OK, replying to myself, after doing more reading.

I guess the software under attack is designed to stop limited exploits from becoming big ones, and it's referring to the image in the .DLL in it's loaded into memory state, not on disk.

I'd describe it as like knowing how to use a coathanger to unlock a car door.

Comment: Re:Blank is to Blank... (Score 2) 681

It's pretty simple actually.

Versions that add support for major new hardware/API's suck, until driver/application developers catch up with the new tech (including Microsoft internal developers...)

(1x) 1.0 > 2.0 > 2.1 I think I was still using an Amiga that generation... So I don't recall the details.
(3x) So 3.0 > 3.1 > 3.11 (Cooperative Multitasking, Protected memory mode)
(4x) 95 > 98 > 98 SE (Explorer, TCP/IP, COM interfaces)
(5x) (2K/ME) > XP > XP SP2 (an actual, but underused security model, removal of Real mode DOS, SFP, System Restore)
(6x) Vista > (Marketing skip) Seven > Seven (with patches) Added real 64 bit support, native IPv6, No longer Administrator as default user.
(8x) 8, 8.1, 9 (Tablet interface, SSD support, 'Metro'/RT)

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