MANILA - Microsoft Corp on Monday announced the results of a study which it said showed serious threats of malware found on brand new personal computers bought in Thailand and four neighbouring countries.
A computer expert inspects Windows disks for malware. (Reuters photo)
The problem, said Keshav Dhakad of Microsoft, is piracy - specifically, pirated editions of Windows put on the PCs just before they were sold, according to a report on the study at Rappler.com, a Philippines new media site run by the former CNN correspondent Maria Ressa.
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