Windows Update 2 questions: MITM and Driver security updates

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by katio, Jun 22, 2010.

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  1. katio

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    Does anyone know if and how Windows Update is protected against MITM attacks? Does it use checksums, signatures, certificates? I couldn't find any detailed info on this.

    Second question I will just quote from another thread that sadly got locked because of some "mature" posters.


     
  2. MrBrian

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    Regarding your second question, I remember this issue from a few years back. In this particular case, the driver was listed in Windows Update as an optional driver update.
     
  3. katio

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    Thanks for the reply!

    from that article, November 11, 2006
    MS are you listening? :/
     
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