Mac OS X
Apple Mac OS supports Intel® OS Guard. This technology, the next generation of Intel Execute Disable Bit, protects against escalation of privilege attacks by preventing malicious code from executing out of application memory space, in addition to data memory. This protection below the OS guards against more sophisticated viruses and the damage they can do.
Mac OS X
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Helps protect the device from a type of attack launched from application memory that can gain complete control of the device.
Hardware-based prevention of a class of attacks that can take complete control of the PC. Some attacks try to take hold below the OS in application memory to avoid detection. These ""escalation of privilege” attacks use flaws in the OS or application to gain complete control of the PC (delete files, view private information, install unwanted programs, send texts, make phone calls).