Virus via spoof windows updates ?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by javahole, Apr 13, 2013.

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  1. javahole

    javahole Registered Member

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  2. siljaline

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    And good paid A/V scanner that's worth it's salt would quickly detect these via web access protection or some other module.

    Windows Update are a required risk in running Windows - it's rare that a virus or some other sort of infection is delivered via updates.
     
  3. roger_m

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    I don't think it is possible to get a virus via Windows Update.
     
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    It's not rare, it's completely impossible, the entire process is encrypted.
     
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    This would be assuming that the service is run on a non-infected machine. :D
     
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