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New consumer chips with built-in buffer-overflow protection


AMD Could Profit from Buffer-Overflow Protection

Posted by simoniker on Monday February 23, @02:31PM from the brimming-moneybags dept.

spin2cool writes "New Scientist has an article about how AMD and Intel are planning on releasing new consumer chips with built-in buffer-overflow protection. Apparently AMD's chips will make it to market first, though, which some analysts think could give AMD an advantage as the next round of chips are released. The question will be whether their PR department can spin this into a big enough story to sell to the Average Joe."