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  • v. Present participle of sandbox.

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Examples

  • By next spring, any software sold through the new Mac App Store will have to comply with this new policy, which is known as sandboxing.

    Forbes.com: News

  • For example, it prevents hackers from harming your programs through a technique called "sandboxing" -- restricting what actions programs can perform on your Mac, what files they can access, and what other programs they can launch.

    Daring Fireball

  • "We call it sandboxing – people are treating it like a sandbox – they know they can't really hurt anything."

    The Saturday interview: Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales

  • At issue is Apple's decision to introduce a process known as "sandboxing" for apps sold through its Mac App store, a year-old offering that functions much as the online storefront previously established to market software for the iPhone and iPad.

    Apple Tightens Up on Apps

  • Key to Native Client, or NaCl for short, is a process called sandboxing that restricts executing programs to a walled-off region of memory.

    Latest Articles | BuilderAU.com.au

  • One way smartphone manufacturers try to keep out hackers is by a process called sandboxing, which prevents third-party applications from seeing each other or accessing specific data.

    Packet Storm Security Headlines

  • The site also says Mac OS X "prevents hackers from harming your programs through a technique called" sandboxing "-- restricting what actions programs can perform on your Mac, what files they can access, and what other programs they can launch.

    The Download Blog: Software tips, news, and opinions from Download.com editors

  • While Adobe Reader's security issues are old news here, the just-shipped Reader X has the same "sandboxing" protection as Chrome 8's PDF software: Both are walled off from critical parts of Windows to limit a virus's potential damage.

    Faster Forward: Google ships Chrome 8. Did you notice?

  • And Google plans to extend "sandboxing" security to the Adobe Flash plug-ins it installs and updates with the browser.

    Google opens Chrome Web store, demos Chrome OS

  • Though some kind of sandboxing would be possible for native code, it would take development effort that Redmond has thus far been unable to expend.

    Ars Technica

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