Let's hope the next iteration fares better.
Krishna Kumar rated it really liked it, an authoritative reference to addressing security needs.
quot;: Originally Posted by pilotbob, did you know FireFox 2 had more security vulnerabilities reported against it than IE 7 did in the same time frames?
Isbn:, published April 11, 2007, the definitive guide to developing more-secure software applications app backup and restore for Windows Vista.Account page after purchase: epub The open industry format known for its reflowable content and usability on supported mobile devices.I just don't understand that either?Strangely enough, almost the only time when I see my "root password" prompt on my linux box is when I run the package update system.But the UAC prompt is only a response to an application that is doing something it probably shouldn't be doing such as accessing system folders or settings, etc.There is a lot about C/C code exploits, but there is much material for programmers in other languages and platforms.Learn how Windows Internet Explorer 7 defenses and new security features affect your development efforts.Write services that restrict privileges and tokensand sidestep common problems.Get the definitive guide to writing more-secure code for Windows Vistafrom the authors of the award-winning Writing Secure Code, Michael Howard and David LeBlanc.Look, I don't want to step all over your Microsoft fandom, but I have been working with a mixed unix/windows environment as a system and later on network admin for many years now.It complements Writing Secure Code, examining the delta between Windows XP and Windows Vista security.Of course, now the perception is that "Vista" is the problem because of the UAC prompt showing so often.Might as well pull the plug, that would be really secure.Discover how to: Develop applications to run without administrator privileges.This reference is ideal for developers who understand the fundamentals of Windows programming and APIs.And if I make little jokes about them, it is only because they so richly deserve.quot;: Originally Posted by pilotbob, also, when Apple or Linux has the same issues or makes the same mistakes people are much more forgiving.It is meant as a guide for software developers as opposed to security for system administrators.Posted by: kurtsh, december 30, 2008, microsoft Press is releasing the eBook version for Writing Secure Code for Vista for free to everyone that registers for the download. .
You know what the response is of most users to UAC?
I'm not just parroting what someone told.