Samsung Electronics' laptops do not contain a secret program that logs keystrokes, security researchers have found, chalking the problem up to a mistake by an antivirus program.
An IT consultant based in Toronto, Mohamed Hassan, said on Wednesday he bought a Samsung R525 and later a R540 laptop and found the StarLogger program made by a company called de Willebois Consulting. StarLogger can log all keystrokes and capture screenshots.
But Samsung and the security company F-Secure did further research and found that the VIPRE antivirus software mistakenly associated a Windows root directory folder called "SL" with StarLogger.
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