from the happy-thanksgiving-everyone dept.
xsee writes "A new vulnerability in the Windows kernel was disclosed Wednesday that could allow malware to attain administrative privileges by bypassing User Account Control (UAC). Combined with the unpatched Internet Explorer vulnerability in the wild this could be a very bad omen for Windows users."
"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature... Life is
either a daring adventure or nothing."
-- Helen Keller