With the rumours all over the web about the possibility that Windows could be moving to the Linux Kernel sometime in the future, it may be time to learn a bit about it.
Why would they do that? I imagine you saying. Well, Microsoft are pushing cloud-based subscription solutions in all areas. The Windows 10 Cloud is Microsoft’s answer to Chrome OS and similar platforms. Windows 10 updates seem to be ever more problematic almost as if they stopped working too hard on it.
You will have seen many news items about Windows 7 reaching end of life but as techies we should probably be more concerned with Server 2008 and Exchange Server 2010 which were also dragged into the recycle bin this month.
This basic security feature allows you to protect sensitive files from the casual snooper. For example, hiding your Christmas present list from the family. It won’t keep out the tech savy but it is better that nothing.