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jmke 4th November 2009 16:31

DUH! News of the Day: Windows 7 Requires AV Scanner To Be "Safe"
 
As Windows 7's market share passes 3.6%, up from 1.9% the day before launch, llManDrakell notes an experiment they did over at Sophos. They installed Windows 7 on a clean machine with no anti-virus protection with User Access Control in its default configuration. They threw at it the next 10 virus/worm samples that came in the door. Seven of them ran; UAC stopped only one baddie that had run in the absense of UAC. "Lesson learned? You still need to run anti-virus on Windows 7.

http://tech.slashdot.org/story/09/11...ruses?from=rss


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