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SearchOpenSource: Masked Malware, VM and Linux Attacks Coming in 2006

Jan 06, 2006, 13:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"What new IT security threats will emerge in 2006?

"Dennis Moreau: Attacks will begin to exploit address translation subversion in order to hide from scanners. Attacks will also begin to exploit current weaknesses in virtual machine technology. These approaches will challenge both configuration lockdown and current trusted computing technologies.

"Fortunately, new processor features will be introduced to help address this issue..."

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