UAC vs limited user when running FireFox

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by Juha L, Nov 26, 2008.

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  1. Juha L

    Juha L Registered Member

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    I would like to know is there any security benefits when running FireFox in Vista as Limited User (set from Online Armor) versus running it normally with Vista UAC enabled?

    Does UAC give the same kind of protection as running FireFox as Limited User, and is the Limited User mostly meant for XP?
     
  2. TechOutsider

    TechOutsider Registered Member

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    UAC should prompt when another process attempts to create itself from firefox; eg. drive-by-download attemtping to launch itself.
     
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    Be sure to set the security in Firefox to prevent unauthorized add-on installs.
     

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