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Microsoft admits disabling security software during updates

Thursday 22 June 2017 | 09:30 CET | News
Microsoft has come out with a blog statement which, while not mentioning Kaspersky or its complaints to the European Comission and the German Federal Cartel Office, addresses issues raised. Kaspersky believes Microsoft abused its dominant position in the market for software against computer threats. Kaspersky claims Microsoft creates obstacles for competitor software in many ways, including a full deletion of outside software during Windows 10 updates. In the blog, Microsoft admitted it did temporarily disable some parts of outside security software during the last Windows 10 update but said

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Europe / Germany / World
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Microsoft back using the shenanigans. Guess you can not get something out of your DNA no matter how much you try. We have them faking security issues with Chromebooks. Then we have them gaming a performance test with CNTC versus TensorFlow as Google racks up 8x the daily stars on GitHub. Then we had them make up performance benchmarks with Windows S in comparison to ChromeOS. MS needs to understand that is just not going to work in 2017. There are too many better options than using MS technology. Plus we consumers get the news on just how bad MS security really is. The headlines from Pawned this year were "Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable "
Jack Smith @ 22/6/2017 - 14:01


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