Mistakenly-deployed test patch leads to suspicious Windows update
Last Updated: 2015-09-30 19:41:24 UTC
by Brad Duncan (Version: 1)
Earlier today, various sources reported a highly-suspicious Windows update. According to Ars Technica, a Microsoft spokesperson stated the company had incorrectly published a test update and is in the process of removing it . The update is no longer available, and ZDNet has confirmed this was a test update "gone errant" .
Shown above: A screenshot someone posted on a Microsoft community forum .
Thanks to everyone who notified us at the ISC. See the references below for further information.
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