Of copurse if you patch and upgrade
you'll just get a load of new undisclosed TLA Telemetry on steriods.
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, and Windows Server, for which patches have been available for years, continue to be the favorite target for hackers looking to spread malware. A list posted by US-CERT this week rattles off the 10 most oft-targeted security vulnerabilities during the past three years, and finds …
Yup, that actually was the final trigger to not install anything Microsoft at all on my new laptop. I noticed on the old one that MS Update now did not switch off when you told it you wanted manual updates, rather it then reverted to hassling you weekly.
Well, f*ck that, thankfully I am in the position not to need their stuff.
It is good practice to keep your system updated. This is OS and application independent. The issue is how fast do you need to update, immediately or wait a couple of weeks to see what happens. Both options have good arguments for them. But in either case keep the system updated.
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