Linked by David Adams on Wed 30th Mar 2011 16:02 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Hearkening back to the Sony Rootkit brouhaha from a few years ago, a security researcher is claiming in a Network World article that he detected factory-installed keyloggers in two brand new Samsung Laptops. Samsung has made no official response, but a tech support supervisor contacted by the author said that the keystroke logging software was installed by Samsung to "monitor the performance of the machine and to find out how it is being used."
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RE: Bloat X Security
by David on Wed 30th Mar 2011 19:44 UTC in reply to "Bloat X Security"
David
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Exactly. Right now I'm doing a clean install of stock Windows 7 on a new computer I just unwrapped. I do it every time. Just say no to bloatware!

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