Introduced in #windows 8.1 Update 3 and Windows 10, #control flow guard was #microsoft’s latest antidote to #memory-corruption #attacks. The technology was meant to stand up to attacks that had long ago figured out how to bypass previous-generation protections such as Address Space Layout Randomization (#aslr) and Data Execution Protection (#dep).
However, as every new security wall is put up, researchers and hackers alike try to find ways over, under or through it.
Control Flow Guard is no exception.
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