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Cybercriminals do not need administrative users

Published By: Secunia
Secunia
Published:  Oct 12, 2011
Length:  5 pages

For years the software industry has promoted reduced privileges for user accounts as a key security best practice to prevent misuse and successful exploitation of end-point systems. This paper discusses the limitations of security by denying users administrative access to their systems, and highlights how cybercriminals can achieve their goals without administrative access. 




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