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Windows 7: Windows Update virus

09 Jun 2012   #1
kuchiyo

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit
 
 
Windows Update virus

okay i readed some antivirus sites, f-secure and more and found a Windows update virus!!!! All windows computers is in danger..
Is it safe to update with Windows updater?


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09 Jun 2012   #2
NoelDP

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

please give cites - as far as I am aware a computer has to be infected and effectively hosed, before the WU can bring in malware.
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09 Jun 2012   #3
kuchiyo

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit
 
 

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09 Jun 2012   #4
NoelDP

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Ah - the Flame vulnerability.
This hasn't yet been seen in the wild, as far as I know, and is due to be patched on Tuesday, via Windows Updates

p.s. MS has already released a patch for the certificates involved - again via WU.
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11 Jun 2012   #5
kuchiyo

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit
 
 

Okay.
Thank you

Edit: The virus can block the patch downloading...
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