[WINDOWS]Vista's Despised UAC Nails Rootkits, Tests Find

Discussion in 'Windows/*nix' started by FSOwner, May 26, 2008.

  1. FSOwner

    FSOwner FS Owner

    Love or hate its nagging prompts, Vista's Account Control feature (UAC) has a security feature that marks it out from any other type of Windows security programme -- it can spot rootkits before they install.

    This is one finding buried in a report published in two German computer magazines some months ago after testing by the respected AV-Test.org, which set out to find out how well antivirus programs fared against known rootkits.

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  2. rushil01

    rushil01 Maestro of Meyhem

    it may be able to spot rootkits but its annoying as hell
     

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