False positive in Microsoft's security software causes some Windows PCs to no longer boot


Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/false-positive-microsofts-security-software-causes-windows-pcs-no-longer-boot-82903/

A false positive found by both Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials, has caused that some Windows computers failed boot. The applications falsely marked the bootloader of the open-source encryption software DiskCryptor as malware.