Logging On as Administrator is a Bad Idea…

For your day-to-day activities, that is. The blog post below points this out one more time:

NEWS: “Removing end user admin rights eliminates 92% of vulnerabilities”

This advice holds independent of operating system, version, etc. I do believe though that Vista’s User Account Control (UAC) provides significant security and usability benefits by allowing people to easily provide administrative credentials or elevation of privilege to selected processes.

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