You might have heard the latest news about Microsoft blocking new security patches and updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users running the latest processors from Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, and others.
Don’t panic, this new policy doesn’t mean that all Windows 7 and 8.1 users will not be able to receive latest updates in general because Microsoft has promised to support Windows 7 until 2020,
Apple addressed vulnerabilities in iTunes and iCloud for Windows, and Xcode Server on Thursday.
Microsoft’s switch to rollup patching for Windows 7/8.1 will have an impact on security, one expert says.
Someone is threatening Windows 7 users with a misleading warning.
Guess who? Microsoft itself…
Microsoft has just issued a clear warning saying Windows 7 users should remain on the aging operating system “at your own risk, at your own peril.”
But why particularly Windows 7 Users?
Since Windows 7 runs on 55 percent of all the computers on the planet, Microsoft is worried that its
Many Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users don’t want to upgrade their machines to Microsoft’s newest Windows 10 operating system now or anytime soon. Isn’t it?
But what if you wake up in the morning and found yourself a Windows 10 user?
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That’s exactly what Microsoft is doing to Windows 7 and 8.1 users.
Windows 10 Upgrade Becomes More Aggressive
Ever since Microsoft
Good news – hackers hadn’t hijacked Microsoft’s Windows Update system. Bad news – users’ confidence will have been shaken again by Microsoft’s goof.
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Microsoft announced it has added HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7, in addition to its native inclusion in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.
Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past, and be prepared.
Especially if you’ve only just got rid of all the Windows XP computers in your company.
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