With Rule 41, Little-Known Committee Proposes to Grant New Hacking Powers to the Government | EFF

The government hacking into phones and seizing computers remotely? It’s not the plot of a dystopian blockbuster summer movie. It’s a proposal from an obscure committee that proposes changes to court procedures—and if we do nothing, it will go into effect in December.

Source: With Rule 41, Little-Known Committee Proposes to Grant New Hacking Powers to the Government | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Look out: Microsoft shifts Windows 10 to ‘Recommended’ update, automatic download

Check your Windows update options this week to avoid the “Recommended” Windows 10 update.

Go to Control Panel > Windows Updates > Change settings > Important Updates and uncheck the box for “Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates“:

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You also may want to choose an option under Important Updates like “Download updates but let me choose whether to install them“:

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via Look out: Microsoft shifts Windows 10 to ‘Recommended’ update, automatic download | ExtremeTech.