Monthly Archives: September 2011

Defeating Windows 8 ROP Mitigation

Windows 8 introduced a number of exploit mitigation features, including hardening of both the userland and kernel heaps, mitigation against kernel-mode NULL pointer dereferences, and protection against abuse of virtual function pointer tables. One feature that stood out to me appears to be designed to help mitigate exploits leveraging return-oriented programming (ROP).

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Rooting the Samsung Admire

On request of the Samsung Admire community, I decided to root another Android phone.

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