Avecto report - "2014 Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report"

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  1. ichito

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    "The 2014 report highlights the following key findings:
    > Of the 240 vulnerabilities published by Microsoft in 2014 with a Critical rating, 97% were concluded to be mitigated by removing administrator rights
    > There has been a 63% year on year rise in Critical vulnerabilities since 2013
    > 98% of Critical vulnerabilities affecting Windows operating system could be mitigated by removing admin rights
    > 99.5% of all vulnerabilities in Internet Explore could be mitigated by removing admin rights
    > 95% of vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Offic could be mitigated by removing admin rights
    > 97% of Critical Remote Code Executio vulnerabilities could be mitigated by removing admin rights
    > 80% of all Microsoft vulnerabilitie reported by us in 2014 could be mitigated by removing admin rights."
    http://www.avecto.com/media/1067/report-microsoft-vulnerability-study-2014.pdf

    Soo...DropMyRights would be enough? :cool:
     
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