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Does Windows 8 UEFI Trusted Boot protect SSDT table from modification?

I read from a link that says: Trusted Boot takes over where Secure Boot leaves off. The bootloader verifies the digital signature of the Windows 8 kernel before loading it. The Windows 8 kernel, ...
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Which user executes the screensaver on windows 8?

On a computer without administrator rights, I recently noticed that if I execute a screensaver by double clicking on it (the .scr file) the execution context was the user's one, but when I install it ...
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Sandboxing IE on metro interface

I hold a tablet with Windows 8.1. When I'm on the desktop interface I do use Sandboxie for normal internet usage to prevent having Windows infected. I wonder if there is a way to do the same with the ...
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Why does Windows realtime protection block specific URLs?

I have observed this strange behaviour with Windows (7 to 10). When active realtime protection is enabled, it blocks my own website. The page has nothing special (PHP and JavaScript), just good old ...
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AutoRun/AutoPlay in Windows 8

It's widely known and accepted by most tech-savvy people, especially those with an affinity for security, that AutoRun/AutoPlay should be disabled due to a number of attack vectors that it opens up. ...