Microsoft discovers PCs with built-in virus

Microsoft discovers PCs with built-in virus


PC production lines are the new front for cybercriminals in the battle for infect computers. A recent study made by Microsoft, revealed that several new PCs have been found carrying malware installed in the factory.

Microsoft bought twenty PCs, ten desktops and ten laptops in different Chinese cities and discovered that four of them were infected with the same virus, called Nitol, which was designed to steal personal details to help criminals use online bank accounts.

The four virus...


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