Re: how to avoid privilege escalation

I don't know how he knows your password, or the password to *another* Administrator account. But I can tell you that you *cannot* logon as a guest (or other limited user account) and escalate or grant yourself privileges to administrator level, only administrators can do this. Is this on a domain or on a stand alone machine? If it's a stand alone my guess is that the built-in administrator account is unprotected, or it was hacked.


jose wrote:
HOw he knows, my password?

Its worlds best, complex password....

could you can step me, how this done???/

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