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Re: [Cryptography] Windows security leads to 0-day in Windows security



On Mon, Nov 2, 2020, at 3:00 AM, Stephan Neuhaus wrote:
> PS: Windows has ioctls? I'd always thought they were a Unix specialty.

The core of Windows is actually VMS based and very Unix-like. There's even a whole /sys-like tree in \\.\, the "real" root. The drive letter based roots you see are emulated for backwards compatibility along with many other things.
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