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SearchOpenSource: Defending Against Unsafe Coding Practices Using "Libsafe"

Jan 28, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Korelc, Ed Tittel)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"In a previous tip about securing Linux applications with compiler extensions, we described a defense-in-depth layered methodology ('defense in depth') to proactively mitigate the potential for risk or damage arising from fatally-flawed programming constructs.

"In this article, a second layer is introduced to add much-needed boundaries to checking to compiled C binaries, so as to produce robust, reliable applications capable of withstanding punishment from would-be attackers who try to break them..."

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