Longhorn following Unix on security?

Tuesday, 12 July 2005, 11:39 AM EST

Microsoft's delayed Longhorn operating system appears to be taking a page from the Unix management book by curbing user's administration rights.

Mike Nash, Microsoft's security business and technology unit corporate vice president, has said Longhorn would accord end-users certain rights and privileges apparently ending the concept that everyone using their PC is also the PC's administrator.

By Gavin Clarke at The Register.

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