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The seven deadly sins letting hackers hijack America's govt networks: These unpatched bugs leave systems open

Blackjack Silver badge

Microsoft is partly at fault...

If you are using Windows 10, leaving automatic updates on could (and has) literally wreck your system, erase data, break compatibility and automatically install stuff you don't want or is forbidden to have in the office.

Maybe just maybe, if Microsoft was a tad more careful with updates then System Administrators could just let automatic updates on and set them to update during non office hours... but The Register has repeatedly shown in several articles why that's a terrible idea.

Even if you do daily backups, reverting everything back to before the update borked things costs time and makes the company lose money.

And of course that's how things are... without a pandemic going on that just complicates things even more.

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