Posts Tagged ‘group policy editor’

Malwarebytes Hijack.Securityrun Hits Explained

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

If your recent Malwarebyte scans have turned up evidence of something called, “Hijack.Securityrun,” this article might help to explain why and what to do about it.

When I ran the usual Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro scan today I noticed that the program detected a set of threats it called Hijack.Securityrun. The threats it detected during the scan were rated as high and malware, and pointed all to the Windows Registry. A quick search for the used threat descriptor Hijack.Securityrun would only return one result on a support forum where users of the software reported the same issue in the past couple of days.


How to Control Specific Programs for Different Users in Windows 7

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Here’s a handy trick for dealing with situations where multiple users share the same PC …

When it comes to using a shared computer, there are important considerations to think about in terms of programs that users can access. Naturally, you don’t want everybody to have Administrator privileges because any user could affect settings. If there are kids using the PC, this could turn out to be a sticky situation. Some users may only need certain programs and you probably don’t want them to have access to everything. There are many different circumstances when user account control is a smart move.