Notice how the make/model/manufacturer of this supposed laptop have been completely omitted from this article?
Notice how he says the computer is an "almost brand new laptop"? It either is new or it was used. If it was used he has no idea what happened to it previously.
We're getting pretty deep into tin foil hat territory here...
GOVERNMENT AND COMPUTER MANUFACTURERS CAUGHT INSTALLING HARD-WIRED KEYSTROKE LOGGERS INTO ALL NEW LAPTOP COMPUTERS!
Devices capture everything you ever type, then can send it via your ethernet card to the Dept. of Homeland Security without your knowledge, consent or a search warrant each time you log onto the internet!
Freedom Of Information Act Requests For Explanation From DHS, refused.