Good news – hackers hadn’t hijacked Microsoft’s Windows Update system. Bad news – users’ confidence will have been shaken again by Microsoft’s goof.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Microsoft had a noble aim with making security updates mandatory for home users of Windows, but there is always the danger that a buggy update will end up causing more problems than it aimed to fix.
Windows 10! No more update headaches for home users – huzzah! Automatic updates save the day!
Umm… Oh dear. Maybe that wasn’t such a great idea after all…
Quite why Samsung ever thought disabling Windows Update was a good idea is a mystery to me.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
What do you want? Security patches direct from Microsoft, or updates to the OEM bloatware that came pre-installed on your Samsung notebook?