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Windows 10 update: Latest version has change log, fixes malware and private browsing issues in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has released its latest update (Windows 10) for and for the first time giving all the details regarding changes made in their OS. Now it comes with an update history that makes it easier to keep all the track of platform’s changes. The Windows Update KB 3135173 also addresses a privacy problem in the Microsoft Edge along with IE 11 that enables various infectious websites to run malicious codes and then install malware. It comes with various other improvements that will fix numerous other issues including Edge browsers.

The mentioned update was released for Windows 10 branches i.e November version with build 10586 and the July version with build 10240. In order to install the update you can go to Start > Settings > Updates & Security or even wait for an automatic prompt for Operating System.

Microsoft seldom releases all the detailed release notes and as updates are often automatic users never know about the actual modifications that takes place until they discover it later while operating their machine or PC. Now, Microsoft has created a Windows 10 update history site that will let users know each and every detailed change of upgrade versions of Windows Operating system.

Changes in Latest Update

In January, Researchers had discovered that the websites visited in incognito mode in IE or Microsoft Edge can be easily recovered. The InPrivate browsing settings that prevent the Edge browser from storing all the browsing history instead ended up keeping track of all your visited websites. This update has removed the ability of cache from inPrivate browsers.

According to the releases notes the problem has been fixed now. In addition, the update fixes all the authentication problems and also adds the ability to install multiple apps simultaneously and repairs all the flaws that executes infectious code silently when threats and malware run.

Microsoft’s support page has now lifted the updates, fixes and provide quality improvements in the latest update. The key features of all these are updates which the site listed are mentioned below:

  • Fixed issues with Edge browser caching surf URLs while using InPrivate browsing.
  • Fixed all the issues related to authentication, operating system installation as well Update installation.
  • Fixed issues that didn’t allow simultaneous installation of apps from Windows stores and updates from Windows Update.
  • Better or improved security in Windows Kernel
  • Fixed issue that abeyant the availability of all the songs which are added to the Groove Music app in Windows 10 Mobile.
  • Fixed all the security issues that could allow or enable remote code execution when malware runs on a target system.
  • Fixed all the additional security issues with Windows Journal, .NET Framework, NPS Radius Server, Active Directory, kernel mode drivers and WebDAV.
  • Fixed security issues in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge that could allow or enable code from any infectious websites to be installed and run on any device.
  • Fixed all the additional issues and problems with the Windows 10, Windows UX, Microsoft Edge, Windows 10 Mobile and taskbar.

 

Source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/windows-10-update-latest-version-has-change-log-fixes-malware-private-browsing-issues-microsoft-1542939

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