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Lenovo caught installing adware on new pc's which breaks HTTPS

SuperfishThe adware, named Superfish, is reportedly installed on a number of Lenovo’s consumer laptops out of the box. The software injects third-party ads on Google searches and websites without the user’s permission.
 
Some users are reporting that the adware actually installs its own self-signed certificate authority which effectively allows the software to snoop on secure connections, like banking websites and email.
 
This is a bad thing because it allows the software to decrypt communications between secure sites and their users.
Read the full story at TNW.
 
Link to the actual Superfish website and if you're hungry, a link to Superfish Fish & Chips from Surrey who are uninvolved in this story but their menu looks lovely.
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