Seagate hard drives ship with virus

Interesting…an undisclosed number of Seagate’s Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 units have shipped with a virus that steals passwords to online games, such as World of Warcraft.  Identified as Virus.Win32.AutoRun.ah by Kaspersky Labs, the virus also deletes similar viruses and can disable virus detection software as well.

The virus, which was loaded onto the Maxtor units at a sub-contract manufacturer’s location in China, is sending stolen passwords back to a server that’s also located in China.

Not good.  Read more at eWeek.

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