Thursday, March 01, 2007

Hardware DEP

Turn your hardware DEP on to protect your computer. DEP --> Data Executable Prevention. Nowadays, many computers has hardware DEP build=in; however, not many of us know about it. With DEP enable, a computer can at some point prevent from being control by malicious hackers. One example use of DEP is to make the stack as non-executable such that prevent buffer overflow exploit.