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Vista’s UAC Warnings Can’t Be Trusted, Symantec Says

Filed under: February 26, 2007

From PC World:

Hackers can trick Windows Vista’s User Account Control to hide malware, researcher found.

The process to spoof a UAC dialog is roundabout, but doable, said Whitehouse. It would start with a user falling for any one of the current hacker tricks. “The most likely scenario is that a user gets compromised by malicious code, from a Trojan [horse] or a vulnerability in a third-party application like Office or a browser,” he said in an interview.

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