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post #21 of 48
Thanks for the link to the thread in the laptop section, i'll be updating in that thread from now on.
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I didnt post the link as a reason to remove this thread, as I personally think it is news worthy, but to confirm the article as someone here has a samsung laptop with the keylogger on it.
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Warning: Lawsuit launch..detected!


Seriously Samsung....really? Keylogging your users?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins View Post
1. Buy new laptop
2. Reformat said laptop
3. ?????
4. Enjoy zero crap-ware
I do that with every laptop/computer I have bought that was Branded.
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Looks like it was a false positive: http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002133.html
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 3/31/11 at 9:18am
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Originally Posted by Arkheios View Post
Quite sure you can't just reformat your system without this keylogging feature. Just like the last Sony computers wouldn't work without their integrated software.

Don't know tho
You can, you'll just need a clean MSDN ISO and use the product key that came with the laptop.
post #27 of 48
Apparently nobody reads the article.....The manufacturer of the software that detected the problem admits it was a false positive and apologized for the problem.

http://www.networkworld.com/newslett...2811sec2.html?
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close thread...move along ya hear!
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post #29 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins View Post
1. Buy new laptop
2. Reformat said laptop
3. ?????
4. Enjoy zero crap-ware
post #30 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by [Adz] View Post
Source: Part 1, Part 2

Also reported/linked to by Lifehacker, Ars Technica.
Move to rumor?
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2382871,00.asp
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