Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Tue Jan 24 18:30:42 CST 2006
der Mouse wrote:
>>The Windows driver system allows layered drivers which not only allow
>>software houses to install viral programs which hurt my system and my
>>ability to use it, but open up security holes all the way to ring
> To be fair, lots of Unix variants do this too. Anything that supports
> vendor-provided binary-only drivers has similar security properties,
> whether it's Linux, OSX, or Windows.
Which UNIX variants have the system Windows has for driver filters?
As far as I know, nobody else has been that stupid except for Microsoft.
Binary only drivers definitely are *NOT* a similar security problem.
I'm talking about something quite different.
Read up on Starforce and things like that to see what I mean.
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