from the just-another-brick-in-the-wall dept.
SkiifGeek writes "Many anti-malware applications use a sandbox as a tool to help identify potentially malicious software. Now knowledge is spreading about techniques and methods that can allow sandboxed software to target the sandbox itself (and by extension the application that applied it). While attacks that specifically target sandboxing applications are probably a little way off, this technology can be considered the logical extension of techniques and procedures to identify the presence of hosted systems (VMWare, Virtual PC, etc.)."
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(8) I'm on the committee and I *still* don't know what the hell
#pragma is for.