Friday, July 19, 2024

in-security: CrowdStrike

Microsoft outage hits Windows users; CrowdStrike deploys fix: Live updates - The Washington Post

CrowdStrike - Wikipedia

"On July 19, 2024, a faulty CrowdStrike update caused Blue Screens of Death on Microsoft Windows machines, affecting millions of Windows computers worldwide.[52] Affected machines were forced into a bootloop, making them unusable. The downtime caused widespread global impact, including grounding of commercial airline flights, temporarily taking Sky News offline, and impacting 911 emergency call centers."

xkcd: CrowdStrike

time to switch to Linux for critical infrastructure?

Virtual Machines—Linux | Microsoft Azure

More than 60 percent of customer cores in Azure run Linux workloads.