Hitting SHIFT+F10 during Windows 10 upgrade is enough to elevate the user to SYSTEM

A really dumb (but serious) Windows 10 vulnerability On Mikko Hypponen’s twitter account i’ve read this twit: The linked article on Sami Laiho’s website exposes a vulnerability as simple as serious: if you hit SHIFT+F10 during Windows upgrade process you can obtain a command prompt with SYSTEM privileges. The installation …

Windows 10: a deep dive on privacy issues by EFF

And some interesting comments from Bruce Schneier’s blog Bruce Schneier, on his blog, has linked an interesting article from eff.org about privacy implications of Windows 10: The trouble with Windows 10 doesn’t end with forcing users to download the operating system. Windows 10 sends an unprecedented amount of usage data …