Guess the translator took the phrase
McDonald's
Guess the translator took the phrase "viral marketing" a bit too literally...
In August, McDonald's runs a promotional contest in Japan in which it gives away 10,000 Mickey D's-branded MP3 players.

The gadgets come preloaded with 10 songs - and, in some cases, a version of the QQPass family of Trojan horse viruses, which, when uploaded to a PC, seeks to capture passwords, user names, and other data and then forward them to hackers.

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YouTube

Consumer Safety Commission

Online-video fans

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Walmart.com

Catawba County, N.C.

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