Home page logo

fulldisclosure logo Full Disclosure mailing list archives

Re: Windows 7 UAC compromised
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2009 10:09:45 -0500

On Tue, 03 Feb 2009 09:48:48 EST, Ureleet said:
y not have ur os secure in the first place and designed with full
permissions instead of bothering the user.  look at linux, look at
unix.  theyve been doing it 4 years.

Well, that *would* be an alternate way to design a system - but how would
you migrate an existing Windows box to a Windows 8 that did that?  There is
*such* a mass of software written specifically around all the cruft in the
Windows APIs that the inertia is the single biggest reason people keep running
Windows boxes.

Attachment: _bin

Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html
Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/

  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]