How to Defeat Vista Driver-Signing

During the Black Hat security confab this week, a security researcher is set to demo a new technique for defeating the device-driver-signing feature that Microsoft is adding to Vista. Rather than improve user security by allowing only signed drivers to load, the exploit loads a rootkit on Vista.

During the Black Hat security confab this week, a security researcher is set to demo a new technique for defeating the device-driver-signing feature that Microsoft is adding to Vista. Rather than improve user security by allowing only signed drivers to load, the exploit loads a rootkit on Vista.