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Microsoft Using Open Source?
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Written by Gizmo   
Wednesday, 31 May 2006 07:43

MS using Open Source in Vista?  Well, sort of.  It seems that Microsoft is incorporating a technology called Address Space Layout Randomization into Windows Vista.  This feature exists to help prevent attacks against the OS, but is not an MS innovation.  It is, in fact, widely used in the open source community, being implemented in OpenBSD as well as some 'hardened' patches for Linux.

Hmm.........I wonder if MS lifted some source code, or if they just used the idea?  With MS, it's hard to tell.....

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