Microsoft Ironically Proves Forced Windows Updates Don’t Make Any Sense

Forced Windows updates are a concept that Microsoft doesn’t want to discuss too often, mostly because the company’s tactics have been under fire since it rolled out Windows 10 back in July 2015.

In addition to upgrading some devices to Windows 10 without users’ consent, Microsoft also decided originally to provide Windows 10 Home users with no delay options as far as updates shipped to their devices via Windows Update go.

More recently, however, Microsoft had a slight change of mind, allowing Home users to delay the updates for up to 7 days, after which their devices are automatically updated.

But when it comes to the reason for installing Windows updates when they become available, Microsoft itself proved recently that the risk of security exploits isn’t the top concern.

At the Blue Hat IL event earlier this month, <a href="https://github.com/Microsoft/MSRC-Security-Research/blob/master/presentations/2019_02_BlueHatIL/2019_01%20-%20BlueHatIL%20-%20Trends%2C%20ch… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.