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Windows 7: Windows 7's default UAC bypassed by 8 out of 10 malware

10 Nov 2009   #1
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 
Windows 7's default UAC bypassed by 8 out of 10 malware

Windows 7's default UAC bypassed by 8 out of 10 malware samples | Zero Day | ZDNet.com


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10 Nov 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I dont think UAC is of any use in detecting malware. So the results are quite normal.
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10 Nov 2009   #3
Scotteq

Windows 7 (x64)
 
 

Hmm.. Am I not understanding something? I wasn't aware that UAC is/was being marketed as Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware. 'Cos I'm rather mystified why the publishers thought this was newsworthy?
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10 Nov 2009   #4
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

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