Oops. Those who picked up Aldi’s $99 Fission 4-in-1 hard drive/DVD drive/card reader combo may have got more than they bargained for. Apparently a small number were sold with malware yesterday, and though free AV software (or a clean format) will nix the issue, Aldi will give a full refund if you return it to the store of purchase.
Aldi Recalls Virus-Infected External Hard Disk
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Danny is a former editor of Gizmodo Australia, and before that, contributing editor for Gizmodo US. He has over 12 years of editorial and digital experience, and a ruinous obsession with all things shiny. Before founding PC World Magazineâ€™s GeekTech blog (while Senior Associate Editor in San Francisco), he co-authored The Ultimate Guide to Mac OS X and won Best Technical Journalist (Consensus IT Writers Awards) in 2005.