How to create a shortcut that lets a standard user run an app as admin w/o UAC prompt

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by MrBrian, Dec 18, 2013.

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    So, saved credentials can be used by other programs and also malware? This means that "savecred" should never be used if you don't want to open this HUGE security hole.
     
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    If another program/user/malware uses "runas administrator" to launch a program, then yes the stored admin credentials will be used.
     
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