Windows 10: Windows 10 Security Question Solved

  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Windows 10 Security Question


    A friend sent me this, I have a hard time believing MS would do such a thing.
    Is it true ??

    ..."Krebs on Security has posted a new item.

    Starting today, Microsoft is offering most Windows 7 and Windows 8 users a free
    upgrade to the software giant's latest operating system -- Windows 10. But
    there's a very important security caveat that users should know about before
    transitioning to the new OS: Unless you opt out, Windows 10 will by default
    share your Wi-Fi network password with any contacts you may have listed in
    Outlook and Skype -- and, with an opt-in, your Facebook friends!"...

    Thanks,

    rs
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    29 Jul 2015 #2

    That is just fake nonsense.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    29 Jul 2015 #3

    And why should I believe you and not them ??
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    29 Jul 2015 #4

    It's accurate information. If you don't disable it Microsoft takes your WiFi password and stores it on their servers and will share it to your contacts.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    29 Jul 2015 #5

    Any info on how I disable it ? I don't think MS will be very clear about it.

    Thanks

    Nus said: View Post
    It's accurate information. If you don't disable it Microsoft takes your WiFi password and stores it on their servers and will share it to your contacts.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    29 Jul 2015 #6

    I did a Google and found how to opt out, they really don't make it easy, do they.
    BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU ....
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I just reserved a free copy Windows 10 from my Windows 7 Ultimate. My question is that will I get upgraded to Windows 10 Home, Pro or Enterprise? Cause I don't want that underpowered home shit.
Windows 10 Upgrade Question in General Support
Does anyone know yet if there will be a way to request a physical copy of Windows 10 if you are using the free upgrade? I would love to have a physical copy as a backup and would prefer an official copy of such to just putting it on a USB drive or...
Windows.old question in General Support
So, I'm a little worried about doing the upcoming upgrade from win 8.1 to win 10. Because during upgrades it creates a windows.old folder which is almost has a complete backup of your C: drive. My only problem is, I have a 120gb SSD and 100gb is...
Windows 10 Installation Question?. in Installation and Upgrade
I have just registered to upgrade my Windows 7 SP1 OS to Windows 10 when it becomes available. My question is, will the install be over the top of Win7 where I keep my programs, data etc, etc or will it be necessary to do a clean reinstall of the...
Solved Windows 10 Requirment Question in Installation and Upgrade
I Want To Ask an simple Question That is i have UEFI PC And Windows 7 on uefi supports MBR DIsks While Windows 8.1 Supports GPT Disks So Now The Question is What format of disk Does Windows 10 Supports ? GPT or MBR? Thanks In Advance ...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:11.
Find Us