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Apr 21, 2021 | Michael Reinders

Microsoft Closes the Book on Windows Vista

Microsoft is ending support for Windows Vista today; an OS that never had a chance at long-term success.

Apr 11, 2017 | Brad Sams

Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: March 17

Because I've pilkunnussija'd and I can't stop correcting my own writing, this edition of Short Takes looks at a Surface Book 2 report, Windows Vista's EOL, a controversial Windows 10 change, and more.

Mar 17, 2017 | Paul Thurrott

Microsoft to Fix Zero-Day Windows Flaw That Was Outed by Google

Microsoft announced that it will fix a dangerous new zero-day security flaw in Windows that it says is being exploited by hackers in Russia. But Microsoft is also understandably outraged that Google inexplicably outed the flaw before a patch was ready.

Nov 2, 2016 | Paul Thurrott

SCARY: “Atom Bomb” Windows Security Hole said to be Unfixable

Windows has an unfixable security flaw. That’s the frightening conclusion of this researcher, who says he can inject code—at will—into browsers and other Windows apps. It affects all versions of Windows released in the past 16 years, he says. And it can’t be patched, without breaking legitimate desktop apps. It could be bad for containerized server workloads, too...

Oct 31, 2016 | Richi Jennings

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