Sunday, 6 January 2013

Film scanner bundled with botnet

German coffee chain Tchibo has admitted to selling a film slide scanner that is infected with malware.

The company, which carries a range of gadgets alongside hot drinks, distributed a Hama scanner, the drivers for which were infected with the Conficker worm.


The is not the first time that consumer electronics have been accompanied by malicious code:

18/03/2010 Energizer Trojan keeps going