Microsoft har på deres hjemmeside en ældre artikel med navnet “10 Immutable Laws of Security“, efterfulgt af artiklen “10 Immutable Laws of Security Administration“. Begge er fra år 2000 men stadig værd at læse. F.eks.
Law #1: If a bad guy can persuade you to run his program on your computer, it’s not your computer anymore
It’s an unfortunate fact of computer science: when a computer program runs, it will do what it’s programmed to do, even if it’s programmed to be harmful. When you choose to run a program, you are making a decision to turn over control of your computer to it. Once a program is running, it can do anything, up to the limits of what you yourself can do on the computer.