Monday 15 June 2009

Windows 7 UAC IS Broken – Video Proves It

We posted about our concerns with the possiblity of the Windows 7 UAC setup being broken: Windows 7 UAC is Broken?

Well, the authors of that blog post have gone on and demonstrated the vulnerability in a video:

After watching that video, there is no real reason for an SBS domain to have the UAC setting in Windows Vista turned off and Windows 7 UAC slider turned down.

Philip Elder
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

*All Mac on SBS posts will not be written on a Mac until we replace our now missing iMac! (previous blog post)

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1 comment:

Leo said...

More videos from back in February, exploring this issue in more detail, on my page here:

(I wrote the proof-of-concept code and 'discovered' the issue.)