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Early users of Samsung S8500 Wave smartphones could be in for a nasty surprise, following the discovery that some of the devices shipped with malware pre-installed on memory cards. The 1GB microSD card that shipped with the Bada platform-based "iPhone killer" came installed with Windows-based malware that attempted to infect …


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  1. Mark Burgum

    Are you sure

    i think you mean by an infected machine, unless we can now get virus's from uninfected machines?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Always check the box carefully, people.

    Make sure to not buy anything with the white sticker that says "Malware Inside" inside a blue oval...

  3. Anonymous Coward

    "the use of uninfected Windows PC on either the production line or during testing."

    So the only way to be safe is to find some many old unpatched XP box riddled with crapware? Good to know.

  4. Badwolf
    Paris Hilton

    Iphone what?

    iPhone Killer - lol

    Paris, cos they are both a bit tragic

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