07-14-2014 05:54 AM
Reading this article is pretty disturbing, I really hope the cases indicated are not as wide spread as they appear.
"I often look for overly permissive permissions on shared files and folders. At this one company, one of largest in the world, I found that their logon folder -- which every computer and user in the company had access to and used to log on to the company's worldwide network -- all the files were marked Everyone Full Control. This meant that any employee could modify the files, perhaps launch a key-logging Trojan or malicious worm, and immediately infect the whole environment. This particular security permission had been set over 10 years ago."