[Full-disclosure] Windows 7 UAC compromised
ureleet at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 14:48:48 GMT 2009
y not have ur os secure in the first place and designed with full
permissions instead of bothering the user. look at linux, look at
unix. theyve been doing it 4 years.
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Christopher Pritchard
<mailinglist at brainiacghost.co.uk> wrote:
>> The biggest issue here is that although it's technically easy to fix
>> this problem (just have UAC issue an alert when somebody's messing with
>> the system settings), it involves doing more of what end users dislike
>> most about UAC (it issuing alerts to Joe Sixpack all the time when he
>> does something bone-headed security-wise).
>> Fixing this one in a way that users will put up with will be a bitch.
> Why not just have it not prompt if you are changing settings, except for UAC settings? that would be the simple way around it
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