I was having a look through my \System Volume Information folder earlier (not accessible to even Administrators, so I was using the "run cmd as SYSTEM" hax), and found a file called "tracking.log". Had a look in it.. binary, but 'strings' found a few of the machine names of other machines on my network. Susupicious, no?

Turns out it appears to just be part of the Distributed Link Tracking service, keeping track of windows file sharing+nfs. Fair enough. Even shows in services.msc, description: "Maintains links between NTFS files within a computer or across computers in a network domain.".

Now I'm just wondering how badly (and easily) you can screw over, say, virus/spyware scanners running as the lowly administrator. Giving the administrator group only execute rights to a file would be lethal, (they wouldn't be able to do anything to it), removing "list files" access to the directory it's in makes them incapable of finding a file that changes it's name, too.

Heh heh heh..

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