Imported Hardware & Software Comes Pre-infected

A top Homeland Security official, Greg Schaffer, states that computer software and hardware are being imported into the US infected with spyware, malware, and trojan horses. These comments were at at a hearing of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is considering a proposal to the Obama Administration to monitor computer equipment imported for government usage. It is unknown at this time the extent or details of the infected items, but we’ll bring you the latest as information breaks.

The video below starts at the time index where the discussion begins:

Also available at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFlgaJa4UVk#t=3105s

Source:
http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/07/08/7043349-us-official-says-pre-infected-computer-tech-entering-country

John Wyker

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