At the end of this month, Nvidia will no longer be offering graphic card driver updates for 32-bit operating systems. While this is not surprising considering that all current operating systems have been distributed as 64-bit for quite some time, there are still users who are using older 32-bit versions of Windows and Linux.
Microsoft released yesterday a Windows update to fix driver issues with USB devices introduced in the February 2018 Patch Tuesday security updates.
NVIDIA announced yesterday the end of driver support for all 32-bit operating systems and for any GPU architecture. The company says that version 390 of its GPU video driver will be the last to support 32-bit platforms.
The Savitech USB audio driver installation package will install a root CA certificate into the Windows trusted root certificate store, in an incident that's reminiscent of the Superfish and eDellRoot episodes from 2015 and 2016, respectively.
HP has issued an update to remove a keylogging mechanism found in the audio drivers included with some of its high-end laptops.
The audio driver installed on some HP laptops includes a feature that could best be described as a keylogger, which records all the user's keystrokes and saves the information to a local file, accessible to anyone or any third-party software or malware that knows where to look.
Drivers secretly installed via PUPs packages for Chinese software contain backdoors enabling a third-party to load unsigned drivers or to execute code with higher privileges on a Windows machine.
Have you ever noticed that all Windows built-in drivers have the same value in the last update field? Have you wondered why? If you read Windows update logs, it's pretty obvious that Microsoft updates its drivers, so why isn't that date changing?