Amazon warns customers of infected digital photo frames

29.12.2008 Inc. last week warned customers running that a digital photo frame it sold through earlier this month might have come with malware on the driver installation CD.

An the warning a week ago to the online retailer's user forum. It its note to customers, noted that a Samsung advisory had been issued for the SPF-85H, an 8-in. digital photo frame that Amazon sold for approximately $150 starting in October.

The Samsung SPF-85H is no longer available on

"We have recently learned that Samsung has issued an alert... our records indicate that you have purchased one of the digital photo frames through the website and are therefore affected by this alert," said Amazon in the note.

Samsung released its advisory on Nov. 27, and listed five photo frame models as affected: SPF-75H, SPF-76H, SPF-85H, SPF-85P and SPF-105P.

According to Samsung's alert, "a batch of Photo Frame Driver CDs contain [sic] a worm virus in the Frame Manager software. This is a risk of the customers [sic] host PCs being infected with this worm virus."