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Re: Windows 7 UAC compromised
From: "M.B.Jr." <marcio.barbado () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 17:56:44 -0200

Dear Jimmy,
you say you can't see how they missed the "privileges management" point.

You need to study UNIX.
Notwithstanding, being somewhat benevolent with you, just study SELinux.

Maybe you see sth, then.


Regards,




On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 5:17 PM, Jimmy Astle <astle.j () gmail com> wrote:
I am new to the list so hello to everyone.....

Now for the Windows 7 UAC stuff.

1.) Its beta.... its not going to be perfect wait for RC1 before selling 7
down the river.
2.)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/app-security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=213001021&subSection=News

               It all comes back to windows biggest issue, joe the plumber
shouldn't not be running as a local admin on his box. UAC problem solved!  I
still dont see how redmond missed the concept.



On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Miller Grey <vigilantgregorius () gmail com>
wrote:

...what?

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 3:40 PM, M.B.Jr. <marcio.barbado () gmail com> wrote:

Windows says: Hello world! Check this out, world, this is really cool.
Now I have, uh, something like, uh, "privileges management"!



"UAC" is no more than a new commercial designation for something with
about 40 years.
And they (Redmond) are still missing the concept's point.






On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Christopher Pritchard
<mailinglist () brainiacghost co uk> wrote:
The biggest issue here is that although it's technically easy to fix
this problem (just have UAC issue an alert when somebody's messing
with
the system settings), it involves doing more of what end users dislike
most about UAC (it issuing alerts to Joe Sixpack all the time when he
does something bone-headed security-wise).

Fixing this one in a way that users will put up with will be a bitch.

Why not just have it not prompt if you are changing settings, except
for UAC settings? that would be the simple way around it

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