Lenovo Caught Installing Adware On New Computers

Good grief! Has no one learned from Sony’s rootkit incident yet? If you are a Lenovo owner, you may want to check if there’s a Superfish certificate in your certificate chain by running certmgr.msc. Other than injecting unwanted ads in your browser, in theory the adware could sniff on your banking transactions ‘cos it’s performing a MiTM on your HTTPS.

Lenovo Caught Installing Adware On New Computers.