____/ [H]omer on Wednesday 03 October 2007 02:01 : \____
> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> ____/ Doug Mentohl on Tuesday 02 October 2007 11:01 : \____
>>> "one in every 833 emails in September were infected with malicious
>>> attachments compared to one in every 1,000 during August, new research
>>> "The emails .. carry a malicious payload designed to give hackers
>>> control of infected [Microsoft Windows] PCs.
>> This also enables the FBI to remotely install spyware.
> Isn't that what Automatic Updates is for?
> Or is that only when it's operating in "stealth" mode?
I don't think updates are even required. The Blue E is enough.
FBI ducks questions about its remotely installed spyware
,----[ Quote ]
| There are plenty of unanswered questions about the FBI spyware that, as we
| reported earlier this week, can be delivered over the Internet and implanted
| in a suspect's computer remotely.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | while (!0==1) echo 'Bill Gates' > /dev/null
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