Fewer permissions are key to Longhorn security

Thursday, 7 April 2005, 1:51 PM EST

Software engineers who attend Microsoft's annual Windows Hardware Engineering Conference later this month could get their first taste of a new Windows user permissions model that could change the way thousands of programs are developed and run. But as the company prepares for the final Longhorn development push, questions remain about its plans for a new user privileges model called Least-Privilege User Account, or LUA.

By Paul Roberts at InfoWorld.

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