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Not sure why everyone is saying there is no way to get free licensed Windows versions, since Microsoft provides VM Appliances expressly for security and dev testing purposes at https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/ They currently have 90 day licensed versions of Win 7 through 10, all of which have unpatched vulnerabilities to ...


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Can the sandboxing technique prevent attack? How? No, sandboxing will not prevent attacks designed to take advantage of this buffer overflow. To quote Wikipedia, In computer security, a sandbox is a security mechanism for separating running programs, usually in an effort to mitigate system failures and/or software vulnerabilities from spreading. It is ...


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My question is, is it possible to get your other operating system hacked even while Kali Linux is plugged in and the primary OS is "Sleeping"? If you don't have full-disk encryption enabled on your computer, and you get hacked while running another OS from an external drive, then the attacker can mount the main computer's drive and compromise your ...


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It's pointless to look for system calls in the code of a kernel driver. Kernel code is what system calls call. A kernel module has exactly the same privileges as the part of the kernel that's loaded at boot time. There is no memory protection inside the kernel. The Linux kernel contains some protection against accidental errors in kernel modules: for example ...


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Trusting kernel drivers is bad. Oh? Why? Almost everybody does this. Whether it is a Windows kernel driver or a Linux driver doesn't matter. Furthermore: they are an extension of the kernel, and if you don't trust device drivers, why trust the rest of the kernel? In general, we trust the OS we get. We take some precautions to make sure it is correct (for ...


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