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That virus may have come pre-installed

By jobeard
Mar 13, 2008
  1. From iPods to navigation systems, some of today's hottest gadgets are landing on store
    shelves with some unwanted extras from the factory — pre-installed viruses that
    steal passwords, open doors for hackers and make computers spew spam.

    When plugged the frame into his Windows PC, his antivirus program alerted him to
    a threat. The $50 frame, built in China and bought at Target, was
    infested with four viruses, including one that steals passwords.

    see the AP Story

    Some Viruses Come Pre-Installed

    Thursday, March 13, 2008 4:34 PM EDT
    The Associated Press
    By JORDAN ROBERTSON
     
  2. kritius

    kritius TS Guru Posts: 2,084

    Good read, something that evryone should have a look at.

    Nice find Joe.
     
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