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Researchers Land $1.15 Million Grant to Build New Secure OS

by Developer.com Staff

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have landed a $1.15 million grant to build a secure operating system based on virtual machines called Ethos.

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have landed a $1.15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a new secure operating system based on virtual machines.

It seems like just yesterday when Joanna Rutkowska released her secure operating system, called Qubes, using virtual machines. It wasn't yesterday - it was last Wednesday.

Now it's up to UIC associate professor Jon A. Solworth to do the same thing, but his operating system will be called Ethos rather than Qubes.

This article was originally published on Monday Apr 12th 2010
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