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Using a regular user account instead of an Administrator user account is certainly a good idea from a security perspective. It adds one more layer limiting what something can do on your system but I'm not sure it will work in your situation. I'm assuming your relative isn't the most technically savvy because you are setting up the computer for them and ...


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Just the simple answer: they are a "safer" user However this is still vulnerable to exploits, so while they are safer, they are not fool proof safe. After all viruses exists even for Linux and Mac and those are much more restrictive on their users. Scope of exploits on normal users With a normal user, most exploits will only affect that user. This means ...


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Simple answer, yes he is safer but not "safe". If an attacker who has delivered a payload to the machine whether from an iframe or a redirect, the machine is owned and there is little to nothing you can do about it. The problem is not that it would help with some attacks, but it would make little difference in a vast majority of them. I would say on an ...



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