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nekrosoft13
11-12-07, 10:43 PM
Upon a warning from the security team from Kaspersky Labs, Seagate has now issued a 'mea culpa' in which is advising those who have purchased a Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 hard drive since August 2007 to check them, if they haven't already, for viruses.

The infected drives come from a sub-contract manufacturer located in China and are 'equipped' with Virus.Win32.AutoRun.ah, a molar virus that searches for passwords to online games and sends them to a server that is, coincidentally in China. Most anti-virus programs have already been updated and will find the virus easily. Just be sure to scan the drive.


http://www.tcmagazine.com/comments.php?shownews=16780&catid=6

breathemetal
11-12-07, 10:45 PM
Hmm, sounds like Seagate may get the bad end of this one from some angry customer

a12ctic
11-13-07, 12:01 AM
hmm

it doesnt seem to work in linux. DAMN! I hate missing out on features =/