IBM Gifts Computer Security Expo Attendees With Virus-Filled USB Sticks

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You'd think IBM would've been extra careful when handing out complimentary USB sticks at a computer security expo in Australia. But noooo. According to IBM, "some of these USB keys contained malware," with all sticks suspected to be affected.

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Oh, the irony. As IBM took to the stage, lecturing in the importance of protecting PCs against viruses, their worker-bees were busy dishing out USB sticks laden with malware to the assembled industry bods at the AusCERT conference. [SMH via The Age]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

But little did they know that the Australians had a counterattack at the ready.