Windows 10 Insecurity


Windows 10 Autorotation Fixed, and Why Windows 10 Breaks

This Week, “Why Windows 10 Breaks” While I haven’t had a chance to reinstall my test computer, I ran into a little problem with Windows 10 on my brand new laptop. For those of you that ran into the Windows 10 autorotation issue, I will walk through steps to quickly […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 5)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 5” We discussed in the prior four posts how Microsoft seems to coyly sidestep the opportunity to be transparent regarding the scope of information that they collect, and how they do it. We reviewed the high level data schema (all the fields […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 4)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 4” In this post, learn about the history of Cortana, the sexy, naked digital assistant that evolved from a parrot, the government accessing your files, and Microsoft currently managing the single largest repository of PII in the world. In the last three […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 3)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 3” Sorry about the length, but there is a lot of content to cover. In part two, we reluctantly accepted the fact that Windows 10 may be “NSFW“. While it is an incredible operating system and a brilliant achievement for Microsoft, Windows 10 […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 2)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 2” In part one, we learned about how Windows evolved to be a very connected operating system. The various items collected by Microsoft through their various services is explained in detail. While Microsoft’s privacy agreements may be factual when looking at any […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 1)

 This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 1” Windows 10 was released on July 29, 2015. Since then, over 200,000,000 users have upgraded across 190 countries, one fifth towards Microsoft’s goal of a billion users in two years, and by far, the largest software upgrade performed in parallel in […]