Cyclone is intended to be a secure C language dialect. It is designed to avoid buffer overrides and other vulnerabilities that are possible in C programs, without losing C’s power and convenience as a system programming tool.
Cyclone development was initiated as a joint project by AT&T Labs Research and the Greg Morrisett Group at Cornell in 2001. Version 1.0 was released on May 8, 2006.
The main purpose of its development is to make C programs more protected from errors and vulnerabilities, such as infinite buffer inflow, with minimal loss of efficiency and continuity. The idea is… read more +