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.
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.
Cyber scammers continue to take advantage of the fear and apprehension surrounding the proliferation of the Ebola virus.
Google has announced a welcome change to its Safe Browsing service: starting next week, Google Chrome will also warn users about attempts to make them download software that can adversely affect their Internet browsing.
Bitdefender has released the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool to remove adware such as Genieo that can alter users’ search results, inject ads and monitor visited web sites.
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