Security researcher accuses Microsoft of 'sneaky data mining' in Windows 10

Ah, you can never get enough paranoia nowadays, can you? Security researcher Mike Patterson — founder and CEO of security analytics organization Plixer — says Microsoft’s Windows 10 sends encrypted data from your machine every five minutes, and there’s basically very little you can do to stop it. Even when he opted out of everything he could find, regarding data transfer, the OS still continued to do it. The weirdest part about it is that you can’t really determine what is being sent. The content was encrypted so that it is impossible to know what’s going out, essentially hiding this information from the … Continue reading Security researcher accuses Microsoft of ‘sneaky data mining’ in Windows 10