Manufacturer loads Trojans onto HDDs
I-O Data apologises over ‘Troy wooden horse type’ virus kerfuffle
Japanese peripherals manufacturer I-O Data Device has offered product exchanges after it discovered it had shipped out a batch of hard discs contaminated with viral code. Portable hard disk drives in I-O Data’s HDP-U series might be infected with the Tompai-A, a worm that gives hackers backdoor access to compromised machines.
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