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Lucent's Bell Labs Releases Free Linux Software That Foils The Most Common Computer Security Attack

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April 25, 2000
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Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs is releasing free Linux software that foils the most common form of computer security attack: buffer overflow.

MURRAY HILL, N.J. (April 20, 2000) -- Lucent Technologies' (NYSE: LU) Bell Labs announced today that it is releasing free Linux software that foils the most common form of computer security attack. Lucent's Libsafe software prevents electronic intruders from overflowing an application program's buffer memory to gain unauthorized access to a computer.


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