Who’s the hacker now?

Microsoft Updates Windows Without User Permission, Apologizes — Windows — InformationWeek:

Even though the updates ended up being benign and vital to the function of Windows Updates, such a breach of trust could end up harming Microsoft’s reputation.

And how do we know they’re benign and vital? Microsoft told us so.

and only a little bit related:

BBC NEWS | Technology | Hi-tech crime ‘is big business’:

The underground economy has its own auction sites and marketplaces that sell valuable data such as credit card numbers and bank accounts. They also sell toolkits for novice cyber criminals who lack technical know-how to craft their own attacks.

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