Vista hardware security gets PC maker go-ahead

Thursday, 14 December 2006, 10:28 AM EST

Microsoft has won agreement with PC makers to add a fundamental change at the BIOS level to improve security in Windows Vista.

Manufacturers will help make the software giant's Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) feature - an idea from the Linux and Unix world - common and fully functioning on Vista PCs. It could make automated, large-scale attacks significantly more difficult.

At Computerworld.

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