Emergency patch for Internet Explorer causes issues with some Lenovo laptops

Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/emergency-patch-for-internet-explorer-causes-issues-with-some-lenovo-laptops-85712/

Microsoft has announced that the emergency update that the company released last week, to patch an actively attacked vulnerability in Internet Explorer, causes issues with some laptops. The patch fixed a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take full control over the system.

To me, this news is a perfect example of why software developers should never try to integrate Every Single Thing into an operating system. With this much integration, it’s a safe bet that when one tiny thing fails, it will create a domino effect, causing all kinds of other things to fail as well.