Windows 10: Are Insider builds more prone to computer attacks?

  1.    21 Nov 2017 #1

    Are Insider builds more prone to computer attacks?


    I am in the Insider program for a while. I have had my computer attacked numerous times by ransom ware. Are these builds more prone to attacks? I also get their browser audio alerts that my computer may be shutdown. I typically close the browser and remove all history etc from Internet options.
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       22 Nov 2017 #2

    I would say that the OS build is fine, It's your browsing habits that are prone to attacks and malware.

    Stop clicking on everything you see and you should be fine.
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  3.    22 Nov 2017 #3

    Windows 10 Insider related errors


    This is how they manifest. I normally do not click on anything.

    http://hodentekhelp.blogspot.com/201...ed-errors.html
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  4.    22 Nov 2017 #4

    In theory, Insider builds should be less prone to attacks as that is where MS usually implement new security features first for testing, but of course they may be bugged.....
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  5. sml156's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       22 Nov 2017 #5

    mysorian said: View Post
    This is how they manifest. I normally do not click on anything.

    http://hodentekhelp.blogspot.com/201...ed-errors.html
    That's not an attack, It's a bug.

    Some sites have what's called drive by's which loads malware without clicking anything, It's usually shady web sites that do this stay away from shady web sites.
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