Windows 7 UAC Flaw Silently Elevates Malware Access


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    Windows 7 UAC Flaw Silently Elevates Malware Access


    Researchers have uncovered yet another flaw in Microsoft's Windows 7 beta that could allow attackers to gain full administrative privileges by bypassing the operating system's UAC, or user access control.
    Researcher Rafael Rivera Jr. has released proof-of-concept code that demonstrates how unauthorized third-party software can elevate its privileges and install a potentially malicious payload on the latest version of Windows, which is still in beta. Researchers warn that anyone using the OS is vulnerable.


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    That article was posted on the 4th of February and I believe they made some changes since then.
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