Chinese Government Not to Blame for Infected Hard-Drives?

Excerpt: One week after a Chinese subcontractor manufacturing computer hard drives for sale in America was discovered to have been placing a Trojan horse on them that would upload users' passwords to a website in Beijing, the manufacturer says it doesn't believe the Chinese government was involved. Seagate Technology, a New York Stock Exchange-listed company, told WND: "We have no indication, nor any reason to believe, the Chinese authorities were involved at all."

The report first surfaced in Asia in a story by the Taipei Times, which said some 1,800 Maxtor Basics 3200 hard drives manufactured in China contained two Trojan horses programmed to upload secretly to websites in Beijing anything the computer saves on the drive.

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