The grsecurity folks just released a test patch for the 4.5 Linux kernel which includes Return Address Reuse Attack Protection or RAP, a protection technique against return-oriented programming (ROP). ...
From theoretical point of view, grsecurity kernel patch looks like a great hardening tool. Most importantly, PaX seems like a good idea. Do these theoretical advantages have indeed practical effect ...
I consider myself to be reasonably good with IT, however I am relatively fresh at server and system administration. I am a web developer for my company and I have been charged with setting up and ...