I'm on a work network, and I had some files I wanted to give to a colleague. I set up a shared folder and directed him to my computer name to open the shared folder. Then I remembered from a long time ago seeing C$, and tried I entering this:
Now, he got access to my computer. He could do everything on my file system, including adding files to the
Why is this open for everybody by default? Why isn't this a feature one can enable on demand? It seems a good feature for the IT department, but after doing some research I found that the permission was in
LOCAL-COMPUTER-NAME\Administrators (not in a separate group for the IT department). Does Microsoft just suppose most people doesn't know about this and leave it open by default? Or is it probably our IT department who set this up by mistake?