Malware Pre-Installed on New Devices

Source: Microsoft, 14th September

Viruses and other types of malware are being deployed to PCs and laptops at the production stage. Microsoft has found that the problem stems from insecure supply chains. Malware such as Nitol, which steals personal details to help criminals to gain access online bank accounts, has been found on devices purchased in China… The Microsoft study can be found here.