Microsoft announced that it has identified the underlying cause of the bug that deleted data for some customers who were among the first to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809). The fix is rolling out to members of the Windows Insider Program first.
Microsoft is slamming the brakes on the Windows 10 October 2018 Update’s rollout. The upgrade became available during the company’s Surface event on Tuesday, but in the days that followed, numerous users across the web reported that the transition deleted massive chunks of data.
According to a new project uploaded to the Chromium team’s code review site, users may soon be able to login into Windows 10 using their Google G Suite accounts. This new feature uses a “Google Credential Provider” that will allow Windows to authenticate enterprise users against their company’s G Suite account and possibly regular Google accounts.
Microsoft has fixed a vulnerability in the Edge browser that could be abused against older versions to steal local files from a user’s computer. The good news is that social engineering is involved in exploiting the flaw, meaning the attack cannot be automated at scale, and, hence, present a smaller level of danger to end users.
With the acquisition of the popular GitHub code repository service it’s bringing a huge population of open source and cloud app developers under its wing.