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#1 Security setting fix! for windows in 10 Seconds

#1 Security setting fix! for windows in 10 Seconds

Want it super Simple?#1 Security setting fix! for windows in 10 Seconds

  1. Download this.   NewAdmin-DisableOtherAdmins1.1 download (2)   2 Kilobytes
  2. Unzip. Run the “Run Me” and setup a new Admin name and Password for your new Admin account. 
    (Please write down the new Admin user and your new password and put it somewhere secure)
  3. Done!

 

The longer explanation of the whys and hows.

For those who want the details. We will look into them now.

What does this app do?

  1. Makes a new user for you.
  2. You Select a Password for this new Admin user. (Please write down the new Admin user and your new password and put it somewhere secure)
  3. Makes this new Admin user an Administrator of the computer
  4. Takes all Administrator rights away from all other users on the computer.

Why Run this program? 

Simple. by running this program and making a new “Admin” User and removing all other “Admins” from your computer. You lower the attack surface of your computer. Admins should #1 Security setting fix! for windows in 10 Secondsnot be used as an everyday account! To prove this point with hard facts we point to the Avetco Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report.

Please click here for the direct link.

Reasons to checkout the report

  1. Control the critical. 97% of all Critical vulnerabilities documented in the report can be mitigated by removing admin rights vs 92% in 2013
  2. Power of Admin Rights. 80% of all Microsoft Vulnerabilities reported by us in 2014 could be mitigated by removing admin rights vs 60% in 2013

To summarize this report. When you run as an Admin even when browsing “safe” sites and checking your emails you expose your computer to infections from malicious ads, attachments and malicious sites, even though the ads are only detected to be malicious very shortly after put out there, sometimes this is enough to infect hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands and even hundreds of thousands of computers.

Think of how many visitors go to the New York Times or the BBC websites and can be infected in that short time? sounds a bit like bull? Check this article from the guardian for this very outcome  “Major sites including New York Times and BBC hit by ‘ransomware’ malvertising”  from the guardian.

 

#1 Security setting fix! for windows in 10 SecondsSummary

Whether or not you use this program or not please don’t run your computer as an Admin. Its just plain bad practice and leaves you open to more virus’!

Luke Keam

Luke Keam

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