Download backdoor found in Windows Update

by admin May 11, 2007 at 11:42 am

No protection currently available for Bits flaw

A security firm has warned that parts of Windows designed to download official patches and updates are being used to download malicious files.

Elia Florio, security response engineer at Symantec, said on a company blog that the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (Bits) in Windows had been used to download files to PCs infected with a Trojan.

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