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Hacking Team spyware rootkit: Even a new HARD DRIVE wouldn't get rid of it

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Re: zap anything and everything that has been to a list of countries

"If you're sufficiently paranoid these days, the correct procedure is actually to chuck it all to a reseller as soon as it comes back and give them a new, fresh out of the box, not re-furbed laptop."

What's to stop the laptop being compromised at the factory, before it even goes IN the box?

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