Friday, September 14, 2012

Cheap, Yes. But You Could Pay Dearly

We're not surprised.

Brand-new laptop and desktop computers sold in China contain preinstalled malicious software, which has infected millions of computers around the world, according to an investigation by Microsoft revealed on Thursday.

The malware, embedded in counterfeit versions of Microsoft's Windows OS, is engineered to spy on users and conduct denial-of-service attacks, Microsoft said. It warned that the findings pose fresh questions over the integrity of computer-part supply chains.

PRChina goods are risky.  Cheap, but risky.


Anonymous said...

An indictment of capitalism, eh?

Dad29 said...



Anonymous said...

How is that Chinese Outsourcing working out for ya? Does your insurance cover what is happening to the Japanese?