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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100% of MS Vulnerabilities Mitigated...
by timkar on Wed 31st Mar 2010 15:04 UTC
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... by fixing them. ;)

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Macrat Member since:

Or not running Windows.

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iaefai Member since:

I bet the Old Order Amish don't have any vulnerabilities in their home computers.

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