When the owner recovered the broken drone, he discovered multiple holes that were likely the result of at least one shotgun blast."
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If the feds had good quantum computers that could decrypt this stuff in a reasonable amount of time they wouldn't object to what Apple and Google are doing.
Unless it's a double-fakeout and they just want us to think they don't have good quantum computers.
as an out-of-band "Important" update yesterday without explaining why it was rushed instead of waiting two weeks.
Microsoft knows that patching annoys system administrators and others and typically doesn't do out of band updates without a good reason. Unlike the recent out-of-band Russian Time Zone update, there isn't an obvious to be a "you must install this by a certain date or something will break" reason to rush this.
Does anyone know why Microsoft didn't either 1) wait two weeks or 2) provide a clearer explanation of why this is important enough to push out early?"
Passwords are implemented as a result of insecurity.