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[Micronet] anyone have a samsung laptop?

Jonathan Felder
No idea if this is true or not, but it is rather disturbing:

http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2011/032811sec2.html
http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2011/040411sec1.html

Looks like Samsung might be installing key loggers on machines bought
through retail stores.

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Jon

 
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Re: [Micronet] anyone have a samsung laptop?

Terri Kouba
False alarm.  Samsung did not install a key logger.

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002133.html

Terri

Jonathan Felder wrote, On 3/30/2011 4:52 PM:

> No idea if this is true or not, but it is rather disturbing:
>
> http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2011/032811sec2.html
> http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2011/040411sec1.html
>
> Looks like Samsung might be installing key loggers on machines bought
> through retail stores.
>
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> Jon
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Re: [Micronet] anyone have a samsung laptop?

Jonathan Felder
Well that's good news.

On 3/31/2011 8:44 AM, Terri Kouba wrote:

> False alarm.  Samsung did not install a key logger.
>
> http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002133.html
>
> Terri
>
> Jonathan Felder wrote, On 3/30/2011 4:52 PM:
>> No idea if this is true or not, but it is rather disturbing:
>>
>> http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2011/032811sec2.html
>> http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/sec/2011/040411sec1.html
>>
>> Looks like Samsung might be installing key loggers on machines bought
>> through retail stores.
>>
>> --
>> Jon
>>
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