Securing the registry

SearchSecurity member Jerry Pope offers this tip for securing the registry.



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On Windows-based machines, use one account as local admin to secure the machine. Use a seperate account with normal user privleges for all other work. If using the user account and infected with a virus, the regisrty will not be altered.


This was first published in February 2002

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