Two researchers from North Carolina State University have developed software that they say can protect virtualization hypervisors from malicious “Blue Pill” rootkit threats.
“HyperSafe enables the hypervisor self-protection from code injection attempts,” said Xuxian Jiang, an assistant professor of computer science at NCSU.
Jiang, along with his PhD. student Zhi Wang, developed the software, called HyperSafe, with funding from the U.S. Army Research Office and the National Science Foundation.
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