Posts Tagged ‘Secure Boot’

Windows 10 securityAre Microsoft actually taking security seriously this time around?

Windows has had plenty of problems with hackers because it was (and still is) the most popular operating system on the planet–but times have changed. Windows is still viciously popular, and is still the most commonly used operating system for desktop devices, but hackers have different priorities these days.

As a hacker, why bother trying to break into the ever updating Windows system to gain access to a company’s systems when their employees will click a hacker’s links in Twitter? Why hack a Windows computer to get financial information, when hackers can crack your PayPal or Skrill passwords and wire themselves as much money as they like? The answers to people’s secret questions for their bank accounts can be found by the information they have added to Facebook, and people will happily download unchecked and free apps to their phones. (more…)