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26 Mar 2010  
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Pwn2Own: Hacker busts IE8 on Windows 7.

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Pwn2Own: Hacker busts IE8 on Windows 7 in 2 minutes.
Dutch researcher bypasses DEP, ASLR to bring down Microsoft's browser.

Two researchers yesterday won $10,000 each at the Pwn2Own hacking contest by bypassing important security measures of Windows 7.

Both Peter Vreugdenhil of the Netherlands and a German researcher who only would give his first name of Nils, found ways to disable DEP (data execution prevention) and ASLR (address space layout randomization), two of Windows 7's most vaunted anti-exploit features. Each faced down the fully-patched 64-bit version of Windows 7 and came out the winner.
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Pwn2Own: Hacker busts IE8 on Windows 7 in 2 minutes | Security Central - InfoWorld
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