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Toshiba TG01 Comes With a Preinstalled Virus in Germany

German publication Inside-Handy.de claims that the new Toshiba TG01 smartphone sold via O2 Germany comes with a nasty surprise: a preinstalled virus on is microSD card. The malware is an usual Windows PC virus that infected the card bundled with the device.

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The issue was already acknowledged by O2’s officials and it’s now being dealt with, although it affected only a few devices. Right now, Toshiba TG01 sales on O2 Germany have been stopped and the folks who already purchased the device are advised to contact customer service.

[via Unwired View]