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Microsoft Announces a Sandbox Environment for Windows 10

LSASS AND THE WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM The Windows Local Security Authority Subsystem (LSASS) uses a type of virtual machine similar to the InPrivate Desktop sandbox. LSASS handles many of the security features of Windows. The reason it’s kept in a virtual environment is to protect it from malware. The “lsass.exe” process can be seen from the Windows Task Manager and must run to keep Windows from shutting down to the login screen.  Passwords, password changes, hashes, and access tokens are all kept in Windows virtual machine to protect it from malware. Should a...

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