Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Mar 2010 14:41 UTC
Windows As geeks, we're well aware of the importance of running as a normal user instead of as root (UNIX/Linux/BSD) or administrator (Windows). However, while this should be common knowledge to anyone reading OSNews, it's often hard to illustrate just how important it is - until now, that is. A report by BeyondTrust looked at how many security bulletins issused by Microsoft are mitigated by simply... Not running as administrator.
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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by darknexus on Thu 1st Apr 2010 15:33 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
darknexus
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*I* understand it perfectly fine, and I agree with you. My point was that the shareholders might not. It doesn't depend on Microsoft's, nor mine, nor your ability to see something sensible. It is whether the shareholders would, and most investors want returns *now* not in five years. Most of the shareholders, like Microsoft themselves, only see the short view.

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