Going further to stop hackers

Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 6:42 PM EST

The OpenBSD free Unix project has focused on auditing software security since its inception in 1995, in a bid to thwart malicious hackers.

For the past three years however, it has gone a step further and has been developing various techniques to forestall attacks enabled by weaknesses in computer hardware, software and architecture.

Such weaknesses lead to “exploits,” in software security parlance.

By Charles F. Moreira at TechCentral.

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