Andrew Nusca

Former editor

Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. He is also the former editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation. He writes about business, technology and design now but used to cover finance, fashion and culture. He was an intern at Money, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics and the New York Daily News. He is a graduate of New York University and Columbia University. He also happens to be a reformed rock drummer who digs food, cities, words and neckties. He is based in New York.

Andrew Nusca does not hold any investments in the companies he covers.

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UAC security flaw in Windows 7 beta

UAC security flaw in Windows 7 beta

A change to the User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 7 to make it "less annoying" allows a simple override that renders UAC disabled without user interaction, reports Long Zheng at iStartedSomething.Zheng describes the problem as follows:By default, Windows 7's UAC setting is set to "Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer" and "Don't notify me when I make changes to Windows settings.

January 30, 2009 by in Windows