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Old 29-10-06, 09:22 AM
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Is Vista Cracked?

White hat hackers have apparently hacked Microsoft's Patchguard - a new way to prevent rootkits from occurring in Windows Vista, or stopping unauthorised software from modifying the Windows Kernel. Should these hackers be allowed to compromise someone else's intellectual property in the pursuit of raising security issues? Feel free to comment on the article below...

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Old 29-10-06, 09:39 AM
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It`s been done, and has reached the popular scene this week.

PV What`s a White Hat Hacker ?
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Old 29-10-06, 09:46 AM
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I do believe it's someone working for microsoft to test the vulnerabilities - at a guess
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Old 29-10-06, 09:48 AM
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White hat hacker - read away It's explained very well there, and it saves my fingers from typing lol
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Old 29-10-06, 09:49 AM
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Ah a media thing.
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Old 29-10-06, 09:56 AM
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white hackers do things like hack websites then tell the owner how they got in and how to patch it. "good hackers"

Black hackers hack into things to alter/destroy/steal that sort of thing...
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Old 29-10-06, 12:35 PM
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Thats really cool!

But does that mean the possibility of cracking Vista will be much lower!?

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Old 29-10-06, 12:41 PM
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Thats really cool!

But does that mean the possibility of cracking Vista will be much lower!?

Not really, everything just takes time and an OS based thing takes priority.
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Old 29-10-06, 01:22 PM
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It was bound to happen. Unforfunatly its software. Nothing is hack proof really.
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Old 29-10-06, 04:18 PM
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i as always stick by the saying "if it was designed by humans, humans can undesign it"

...actually i just made that up, back to my beer!
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