Microsoft PatchGuard: Locking down the kernel, or locking out security?

With Microsoft's release of Windows Vista, the software giant locked down the kernel and forced independent security vendors to change the way that they provide antivirus services. So is the OS safer from attacks as a result? Contributor Tony Bradley examines the controversial PatchGuard feature of Windows Vista and explains its role in fighting rookits and other malware.

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