An introduction to Windows kernel patch protection

Monday, 14 August 2006, 10:23 AM EST

There have been a lot of questions recently about a Windows technology called Kernel Patch Protection (sometimes referred to as PatchGuard). This article provides some context about the feature to help answer them.

OS kernel design is a very specialized area of computer science that rarely receives a lot of public attention, so it's understandable that there are a lot of questions out there. The purpose of this article is to give a basic primer on Kernel Patch Protection and why it is an important technology to increase the security and reliability of Windows-based PCs.

At Windows Vista Security.

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