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This single character could crash your Windows 10 PC — what to do now

If you haven’t yet applied Microsoft’s latest Windows security updates, you need to do so now. That’s because the updates fix a flaw that could crash or hack Windows 10 with a single character displayed in a web page.

We’ll spare you the technical details of how this works — you can read all about it in this Google Project Zero forum post — but an attack would involve a maliciously crafted TrueType font embedded in a web page. 

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