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Thursday, 07 September 2017 10:30

Lenovo pays US$3.5m to settle spyware suit

Hardware vendor Lenovo has paid a sum of US$3.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the US Federal Trade Commission on behalf of 32 American states over charges that the company's laptops came with spyware pre-installed between August and December 2014.

Published in Technology Regulation

“We are not happy at the almost impossible to remove software disguised as the Lenovo Service Engine (LSE),” say Lenovo owners. It has been happening on all machines manufactured from October 2014 to April 2015.

Published in Security
Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:05

Superfish yeah go ballistic adware is atrocious

Even just the sound of it is something quite ferocious.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Lenovo has moved swiftly to douse the Superfish scandal, a third-party program pre-installed, only on consumer notebooks between September 2014 and February 2015.

Published in Security

Did Lenovo Product Engineer Ashton Kutcher know that the Chinese company he works for has included the notorious SSL-compromising Superfish software on its consumer PCs?

Published in Security

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