Malware 'hijacks Windows Updates'

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 11:42 AM EST

Virus writers may be able to smuggle malicious files onto a computer using Microsoft's security patch updates, experts say.

At least one program is in circulation that can hijack a key component of Windows Update to introduce malicious software that could be used to hijack a computer.

At the BBC.

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