Microsoft EMET 5.5 Released – Benefits, New Features, Protection, Logging, & GPO Config

Microsoft recently released Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) version 5.5 (it jumped from 5.2 to 5.5) which includes Windows 10 compatibility and better GPO support (among others). I’ve included information from a variety of Microsoft sources in this post so that others don’t have to search for the data separately. The resources/references are listed at …

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Comparing ASLR on Windows & Linux

Two key differences regarding Linux & Windows Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR): ASLR is not as prevalent in most Linux distributions as it is on modern Windows systems. ASLR cannot be force-enabled for applications on Linux, as EMET can do on Windows. Read the entire article at Cert.org