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The longer explanation of the whys and hows, for those who want the details. We will look into them now.
What does this app do?
Why Run this program?
Simple. by running this program and making a new “Admin” User and removing all other “Admins” from your computer. You lower the attack surface of your computer. Admins should not be used as an everyday account! To prove this point with hard facts we point to the Avetco Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report.
Reasons to checkout the report
To summarize this report. When you run as an Admin even when browsing “safe” sites and checking your emails you expose your computer to infections from malicious ads, attachments and malicious sites, even though the ads are only detected to be malicious very shortly after put out there, sometimes this is enough to infect hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands and even hundreds of thousands of computers.
Think of how many visitors go to the New York Times or the BBC websites and can be infected in that short time? sounds a bit like bull? Check this article from the guardian for this very outcome “Major sites including New York Times and BBC hit by ‘ransomware’ malvertising” from the guardian.
Whether or not you use this program or not please don’t run your computer as an Admin. Its just plain bad practice and leaves you open to more virus’!