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03-31-2011 01:40 PM#1
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Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
"Mohammed Hassan writes in Network World that he found a keylogger program installed on his brand-new laptop — not once, but twice. After initial denials, Samsung has admitted they did this, saying it was to 'monitor the performance of the machine and to find out how it is being used.' As Hassan says, 'In other words, Samsung wanted to gather usage data without obtaining consent from laptop owners.' Three PR officers from Samsung have so far refused comment."

http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/...1sec2.html

invasion of privacy is on the increase and Samsung just got caught red handed. Even more interesting is what did they plan to use it for? DHS database?
03-31-2011 01:55 PM#2
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts: 30,620Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
hi5.gif Interesting find AK, seems like spying on us has become so popular following the lead of governments, now corporations are getting in on the act.

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03-31-2011 02:05 PM#3
OctoMother Superior
Posts: 42,271Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
Quote:monitor the performance of the machine and to find out how it is being used

ffs gaah.gif
03-31-2011 02:12 PM#4
ShadowMrs. Buckwheat
Posts: 13,527Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
I wouldn't think they'd give a shït once they got their money so there is a DHS (or gov) agenda.
03-31-2011 02:41 PM#5
UpāsakaMember
Posts: 1,448Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
And websites like this are monitored.

wave.gif Fuckers!
03-31-2011 02:44 PM#6
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts: 30,620Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
wave.gif Yup, anybody who has their number is watched. gaah.gif

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03-31-2011 03:25 PM#7
Accidental StonerMember
Posts: 8,086Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
No linky, so I stinky...

but the Tavistock Institute is laying out the master plan
for what is known as "eGovernment".
In Finland as well as other places.

Anyone interested just google Finnish Ministry of Transport
and Communications Tavistock etc etc.

But the MSM does not seem in the least bit interested.

Who knows, in what ways and levels the rabbitholes connect.
All hail democracy.
03-31-2011 04:42 PM#8
yankeesskier
Posts: 6,198Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
I just read the article, they have updated the info.

Even if they don't have a key logger, safe to say that all packets are scanned these days.
03-31-2011 04:56 PM#9
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts: 30,620Joined: Feb 2011
RE: Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
Agreed Yankees, nothing on the net goes without monitoring. For a newer place about 6 weeks online, the amount of visitors we have is outrageous.

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