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How to monitor kernel mode driver traffic (ESEA client)

E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA) is an alternative method of finding players to match up against in (among others) Counter Strike GO. They are known for having the best anti-cheating measure ...
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Is SctpDrv considered “safe”?

Is "SctpDrv" considered to be a "safe" 3rd party kernel driver? I'd like to use it and distribute it to clients but I am not sure if it is reputable and malware free. ...
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How does driver install with an expired cert?

I'm working on making a silent installer of WinpkFilter driver. In my silent installation, I'm always getting a (not so silent) prompt that says "Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver ...
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Security implication of non-free drivers

I was wondering what the security implications are of using non-free drivers on a linux laptop. Especially for graphics and wifi.
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Can a Vulnerability Management tool highlight BIOS and driver-level vulnerabilities?

Several known vulnerabilities affect BIOS (Reference URLs below). So my question is, are the Vulnerability Management tools (such as Nessus, NeXpose, Qualys, etc) technically capable of highlighting ...
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Does Windows 8 UEFI Trusted Boot protect SSDT table from modification?

I read from a link that says: Trusted Boot takes over where Secure Boot leaves off. The bootloader verifies the digital signature of the Windows 8 kernel before loading it. The Windows 8 kernel, ...
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What are the implications of including binary blobs in the Linux kernel?

According to this there are compelling reasons for caution when installing obfuscated binaries. Knowing this, how can running binary blobs as a part of the Linux kernel be acceptable from a security ...
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Is OpenGL a security problem?

Today, almost all desktop and most mobile operating systems and devices support some version of OpenGL. I'm wondering about the security implications of that: In many cases, the GPU has complete and ...