Microsoft enhances SQL 2005 security

Thursday, 27 January 2005, 1:59 PM EST

Microsoft has revealed some of the changes in the forthcoming release of its SQL 2005 database, scheduled for later in the year.

The offering will include code checking tools dubbed Prefix and Prefast, which were developed by Microsoft laboratories to check automatically for common flaws like buffer overruns. Prefix examines code before the database is built and Prefast after compilation.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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