Laptop infected by just pressing "on"

http://metronews.ca/news/world/368269/from-brand-new-laptop-to-infected-by-pressing-on/
(by pio dal cin)
Bought a new laptop? Feeling great? Be aware...New viruses travel also inside your brand new computer (reports AP)

WASHINGTON – A customer in Shenzhen, China, took a brand new laptop out of its box and booted it up for the first time. But as the screen lit up, the computer began taking on a life of its own. The machine, triggered by a virus hidden in its hard drive, began searching across the Internet for another computer.
The laptop, supposedly in pristine, super-fast, direct-from-the-factory condition, had instantly become part of an illegal, global network capable of attacking websites, looting bank accounts and stealing personal data.
For years, online investigators have warned consumers about the dangers of opening or downloading files emailed to them from unknown or suspicious sources. Now, they say malicious software and computer code could be lurking on computers before the bubble wrap even comes off.

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