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Strange Windows update creates confusion, panic

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Sep 30, 2015.

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    On Wednesday, Windows users – both home and enterprise – started sharing details on a strange update delivered by Microsoft.

    The update itself used a string of random characters in the description, along with resource URLs using a similar format pointed at .gov, .mil, and .edu addresses.

    On the Microsoft Answers community, a user posted details of the update, delivered at 0430 their time, which sparked a number of conversations.


    Searching for the string that's present in the update's details note reveals a number of other customers who got the same update – many of them speculating that the Windows update system was somehow compromised.

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