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Microsoft Finds PCs That Ship Pre-Infected

New York Times: One more thing to worry about: Your brand-spanking-new computer could be infected with a virus that will raid your online bank account.

On Thursday, Microsoft said it had discovered several new computers, fresh from Chinese factory floors, that carried a particularly pernicious computer virus — one capable of invading bank accounts, starting computer attacks and creating back doors that allow criminals to have their way with infected machines.

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