Microsoft risking its older Operating System users by patching only Windows 10: Google | Digit

Google’s Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk said in a blog post that Microsoft is putting its Windows 7 users’ security in jeopardy by patching Windows 10 actively but not issuing similar patches for its older siblings.  A common technique called patch diffing, which compares two binary builds sharing the same core code, one with vulnerability and other containing a security fix, is used for finding vulnerabilities and potential attack paths in a software. Jurczyk says patch diffing can be used on software which share the same code and coexist in…