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Windows 7: Using software updates to spread malware

02 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Using software updates to spread malware

LAS VEGAS--Two researchers from Israeli security firm Radware have figured out a way to trick computers into downloading malware or take over a computer by hijacking the communications during the update process for Skype and other applications.

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02 Aug 2009   #2

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Oops! Skype users, be careful. I guess AV companies will come up with updates soon to fix this issue.
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