IE7 with Standard User

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by CountryGuy, Feb 9, 2009.

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  1. CountryGuy

    CountryGuy Registered Member

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    I know IE has potential issues with driveby downloads, etc. How much risk is there using IE with the default security settings (think its medium-high for internet zone, and with protected mode on) if running as a standard user in Vista?
     
  2. Eice

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    IE's security issues are nothing but an enduring myth that was true once upon a time but no longer. These days, you'd need to work hard to unknowingly infect yourself through IE, especially with Protected Mode, UAC, and a standard user account, and even then I highly doubt you'd succeed.
     
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    Thank you Eice!
     
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