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Friday, November 19, 2004
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Michael Howard discusses how you can run as an administrator and access Internet data safely by dropping unnecessary administrative privileges when using any tool to access the Internet.

He has created an application called DropMyRights to help users who must run as an administrator run applications in a much-safer context—that of a non-administrator. It does this by taking the current user's token, removing various privileges and SIDs from the token, and then using that token to start another process, such as Internet Explorer or Outlook. This tool works just as well with Mozilla's Firefox, Eudora, or Lotus Notes e-mail.

Check out the article...

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11/19/2004 9:41 PM Eastern Standard Time  |  Comments [0]  |  Disclaimer  |  Permalink   
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