Windows updates have not been kind to Microsoft these past few weeks. First we had the file deletion bug in the October 2018 Update and now reports are coming in that HP workstations and laptops are receiving blue screen of death (BSOD) crashes that display a WDF_VIOLATION error after installing the latest Windows 10 updates.
A Romanian hardware expert has published proof-of-concept code on GitHub that will crash most Windows computers within seconds, even if the computer is in a locked state.
Microsoft admitted yesterday that the reason it did not launch the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 last week was because of technical issues the company encountered with the supposed final release.
Microsoft has halted the rollout of Windows OS security updates for the Meltdown and Spectre patches for all customer devices that use an AMD CPU.
WikiLeaks has released today eight manuals from the CIA's Dumbo project, a tool that the Agency uses to disable webcams, microphones, and other surveillance software.
Proof-of-concept code for a zero-day in the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol that affects several Windows versions has been published online today, sending sysadmins into a frenzy to protect vulnerable machines.