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This article was written on 30 Mar 2011, and is filled under Antivirus, Malware.

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Samsung keylogger a false alarm

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According to eWeek, Samsung laptops come pre-loaded with keylogger software that records your every keystroke — including logon id and passwords– and emails the data back for analysis. SEE eWeek: Keylogger found on Samsung

A follow-up report by ars technica disputes the claim, stating that Vipre antivirus is showing a false positive. Simply creating a directory named SL in the windows directory is enough to trigger the false positive. SEE arstechnica

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