Jake opened an email that looked suspicious because he thought he may have won $5,000. He downloaded a program that turned out to be a virus. Since he was logged in as the administrator, all other users on the computer got infected. Which principle did Jake violate by being logged in as the administrator?
Answer: Least Privilege
Jake, Jake, Jake. Hasn’t anyone ever told him that Administrator accounts should only be utilized for Administrator activities? Admins should be using a standard account 90% of the time, and only tap into their superuser or admin privileges when they NEED them. This way, if he opens a bad email (like the fool that he is) it only breaks his account.
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