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  • Real MITM attacks enabled by Komodia's software might have already happened

    26.02.2015

    When the issue of Lenovo's pre-installed SSL-breaking Superfish adware first gained widespread media recognition, the company's CTO Peter Hortensius tried to do some damage control and stated that the adware posed no security risk for users.

  • Superfish not the only app using Komodia's SSL-busting code

    23.02.2015

    As Lenovo backtracked on its initial position that the Superfish adware pre-installed on some of its notebooks is not a security danger, and released a security advisory about the "vulnerability" that allows it to install a self-signed root certificate in the local trusted CA store, Superfish CEO Adi Pinhas did the same.

  • How to wipe Superfish adware and offending cert from your Lenovo laptop

    20.02.2015

    After the recent revelation that Lenovo has been shipping some of it laptops with pre-installed adware that's also breaking the security of secure connections by using self-signed MITM SSL certificates, the company has attempted to minimize the fallout by reiterating the initial explanation about why they did it: to help their customers.

  • Lenovo computers come with pre-installed adware and MITM proxy

    19.02.2015

    If you have recently bought a new Lenovo computer, you're in for a nasty surprise: the company has been shipping them with pre-installed adware.

  • OpenSSL release patches 8 vulnerabilities

    09.01.2015

    The OpenSSL Project has released updates for the popular eponymous open-source library that implements the SSL and TLS protocols.




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Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


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