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Microsoft accidentally publishes Windows 7 test update

Microsoft hits a wrong button, issue should now be resolved
By: Sean Ridgeley | Operating Systems News | Posted: Oct 1, 2015 4:32 pm

If you're still on Windows 7, you may have been put off by a strange update in the past 24 hours going by the quaint name of "gYxseNjwafVPfgsoHnzLblmmAxZUiOnGcchqEAEwjyxwjUIfpXfJQcdLapTmFaqHGCFsdvpLarmPJLOZYMEILGNIPwNOgEazuBVJcyVjBRL" . The update is flagged as "important".




No need to worry about your system being compromised by Shodan, though: Microsoft says it was a mistakenly released test update and should be removed by now.


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