Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Mar 2009 13:27 UTC
Windows For Windows 7, Microsoft has made some changes to User Account Control to counter the criticism that UAC was too intrusive. It didn't take long before several holes were poked in Windows 7's default UAC settings, and now one is left to wonder: is it wise to sacrifice security for (perceived?) usability? Ars has an editorial that deals with this question.
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RE[2]: Security OR usability?
by Piranha on Thu 5th Mar 2009 16:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Security OR usability?"
Piranha
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2008-06-24

NT already has this. Again, userland decided not to enforce it.


Isn't that like saying "My car's engine can push 10lbs of pressure, but the frame, transmission, rings, headers, etc. can't handle it."..

You're only as strong as your weakest link my friend =)

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