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I work for a major technology company. We work pretty closely with Microsoft. One of the engineering escalations I was working with involved PCR bank and bitlocker security. Microsoft changed, without telling anyone, the PCR hash expectations and left the PCR that controls the MBR sectors completely vulnerable. That didn't bother me as sometimes these things are overlooked and can be fixed.

 

What bothered me is they did it in Feb of 2021 and told NO ONE, not even the US military. So I immediately switched to Linux in October.

 

I've been mostly happy since. I do find some of the things I have to do to get games to work annoying, but overall I'm happy. Thank God for Proton and Lutris or I'd have been miserable.

 

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That is an interesting insight. Seems crazy to think that MS made alterations to something, especially security critical and let it fly under the radar. 

 

I love the idea of Linux but because of work and my need for things to "Just go" ive stuck with Windows. Linux has come a long way and it is great, but just not their yet for me and as I say, that is just my sticking point of needing software/hardware to just work.

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13 minutes ago, ENTERPRISE said:

That is an interesting insight. Seems crazy to think that MS made alterations to something, especially security critical and let it fly under the radar. 

 

I love the idea of Linux but because of work and my need for things to "Just go" ive stuck with Windows. Linux has come a long way and it is great, but just not their yet for me and as I say, that is just my sticking point of needing software/hardware to just work.

Functionally where I am at with it. I want to switch, but that's held me back.

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