The latest rotten deeds of Microsoft may be found below, mixed within positive Linux and Open Source news.
Microsoft has delayed the release of a security update that would have fixed a vulnerability cyber thieves are known to be exploiting. The fix was to be released as part of Microsoft’s regular monthly security update for its Windows software. In a blog, it said a “last minute issue” had got in the way of the updates being sent out as usual.
Maybe you’re delivering a presentation to a huge audience. Maybe you’re taking an online test. Maybe you just need to get some work done on a tight deadline. Windows doesn’t care. Windows will take control of your computer, force-feed it updates, and flip the reset switch automatically — and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it, once it gets started.