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Windows 7: Windows 7 beta UAC completely vulnerable to malware

12 Apr 2009   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fahadsadah View Post
Yeah! So what if 7 malware can disable UAC?
a) In XP, you were secure without UAC
b) It's doing you a favour
You were what in XP??? ROTFLMFAO....

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GreyWolf View Post
I think its a good tool for users who know a little but not a lot. If something really funky comes up asking for permission to install or run, and that user doesn't know it, and clicks it away...Then harm has been prevented.

Me being a power user, I disable it, because even if I do run a program that ends up being a virus...I know I can clean it out.
Perhaps you haven't read this then: New BIOS attack renders antivirus useless - Calendar Of Updates. Getting harder and harder to know something is there these days....

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