Posted: 24/12/2012 in Uncategorized

CYBER ARMS - Computer Security

Windows 8 Screenshot in Backtrack 5

Windows 8 security features have been vastly improved over Windows 7 and XP. And it will stop many attacks that still work in the older versions of Windows. But with all of it’s advances the main security weakest link still remains – the user.

I have installed and supported Microsoft products from MS Dos 2.2 to the current systems. But I do confess, as with Windows ME and Vista, I am no fan of Windows 8. But I must admit, it is more secure than Windows 7. But, like it’s predecessors, it has one fatal flaw.

It let’s users run programs.

Granted it does it’s best to warn them that the “uber cool” program that they MUST have probably isn’t safe. Even stopping them when they had it sent to them via e-mail and they tried to run it.

As we see here:

Windows Protected your PC

This ends the malicious social engineering e-mail…

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