Microsoft has detailed a serious bug in Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022. Due to the issues outlined in Knowledge Base (KB) article KB5017259(opens in new tab), its says users of its newest desktop operating systems could experience data damage. There appears to have been a flaw in the operation of a new data encryption hardware accelerator, supported by the newest processors from AMD and Intel, and used by apps like BitLocker. Thankfully, there is already a fix available for both preview and release versions of Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022.
Source: Windows 11 Encryption May Damage Data, Microsoft Says | Tom’s Hardware