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Windows security update causing system crash


Securityweek - (International) Microsoft removed the download links to a Windows security update and is investigating after several users reported their systems crashing upon startup after applying the update. The "blue screen of death" (BSoD) issue was found to be incorrect handling of the Windows font cache file in specific circumstances, according to a Sophos researcher.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:25