Chinese laptops are sold with pre-installed viruses

Posted: September 14, 2012 in IT Security News
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laptop virusAs the experience of one Chinese, now for infection by computer virus not have to open suspicious links and visit porn sites. In some cases, computers are sold with pre-installed malware. Shenzhen is a resident bought a new laptop. As soon as he turned on the computer, he began to live his own life – began to search the Internet for other computer to be part of the hacker network for attacks on sites, hacking bank accounts and steal personal user data.

Virus activity could immediately identify as laptop owner was a member of Team Microsoft, investigating the sale of counterfeit software. Similar viruses were later discovered this team in four new laptops.

As stated in an application filed in federal court in Virginia, the laptop has been infected by a virus Nitol, distributed with the domain 3322.org businessman Foam Yong. This domain, according to the company, is a major hub for the coordination of a multitude of malicious programs. The businessman said that is not relevant to this activity on your site.

In this regard, Microsoft has started to monitor traffic from a domain 3322.org and blocking compounds identified viruses. To date, more than 37 million such connections blocked.

In this regard, Microsoft has started to monitor traffic from a domain 3322.org and  block connections established by viruses. To date, more than 37 million disabled such compounds.

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