Archive for June, 2007

IBM Assured Execution Environment

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

Several years ago, while I was working at the IBM Almaden Research Center, we came up with a security mechanism called the Assured Execution Environment (AxE). We had implementations for Windows XP and Mac OS X. (Although AxE supports code signing as a feature, it’s not the same—in any case, this was long before code [...]

Making procfs Cooler

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

A few weeks ago, I released as open source a MacFUSE-based process file system for Mac OS X. I recently added several new features to this procfs implementation. Some of these features are "cool" in that they put a new twist on certain types of visual information. For example, there’s a folder /proc/system/hardware/displays/ that contains [...]

Video: MacFUSE "Open Source" Talk

Friday, June 1st, 2007

We did a MacFUSE talk at Google last week: Video on YouTube


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