Tag Archive: Software freedom

  • Bitcoin Security

    Microsoft to Begin Implementing “Cumulative” Patch Policy That Gives Users Less Flexibility

    Beginning in October, Microsoft will begin it’s new patch policy that will release new patches as rollup updates. This could put businesses and other’s in a sticky situation of either having to accept the risk of not applying patch updates or doing so and potentially disrupting mission critical apps. Also read: Bitcoin Price Hits $600, Technical Indicators Bullish Microsoft “Rollup Updates” Could Create Headaches for Businesses In the past, Windows patches were released individually, which allowed

    · September 12, 2016 · 7:35 pm
  • Secure Boot Bitcoin, News, News teaser, Op-Ed, Technology, Trending

    Why The Windows Secure Boot Hack Is a Good Thing

    If you even casually follow security news, you’re aware that the key governing Microsoft Secure Boot has been found, exploited, and Secure Boot as a “feature” has been rendered meaningless. I’m here to tell you that this is a good thing. Also read: GTX 1070 Ethereum Mining Review Most coverage of the subject has been written in that panicky, alarmist prose that makes for exciting news, but the problem is that the invalidation of Secure

    · August 19, 2016 · 3:00 pm