There has been a right royal ruckus over the so-called Black Screen of Death in the last few days.
Security firm Prevx kicked things off by warning that “millions” of Windows users could find themselves in front of a black screen, with fingers being pointed in the direction of Microsoft as possible culprits. The fighting talk caught the attention of the media, who wrote up the story.
I personally got calls from journalists asking me about the alleged problem with Microsoft’s updates that had “caused” a “Black Screen of Death” and all I could do was scratch my head and act baffled, as we hadn’t had any reports from customers ourselves.
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.