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+ - Keyloggers Installed via Windows Update Service?

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sedimentary_rock
sedimentary_rock writes: "A Dell computer user found a keylogger installed on his computer with Guardian Monitor registry keys after updating the OS through the Microsoft Windows Update service. The article suggests that Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA), which "calls home" to Microsoft, functions as a mechanism to surreptitiously install surveillance software on a computer.

http://www.dellideastorm.com/article/show/63923/No _WGA_preinstalled"

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