Lenovo Installs Adware on New Windows Laptops

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    An Adware named “Superfish” installed by Lenovo on new windows laptops as per the sources. The adware targets Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer to serve advertisements pushed by Lenovo servers. The community administrator of Lenovo confirmed the news and said that the adware will be temporarily removed from laptops as many complained about popup ads and unwanted system behavior overall.

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    Update: Lenovo has released a removal tool to uninstall superfish adware from their laptops. You can download superfish removal tool from official website address.


    Though the company claims the adware helps users to find the products they want visually, it is still and unauthorized and unwanted software installation for people who purchase their product. The adware also installs self-signed certificate authority which allows the adware to snoop on secure connections, like banking and other passwords, credit card involved website transaction.

    One of the best security measure that any windows user can take is, installing an antivirus or internet security software to protect their computer from malware, adware and viruses. Free Antivirus softwares are not strong enough to fight against sophisticated attacks carried out by attackers via Internet. So it is better to go for paid, premium antivirus softwares like Bitdefender or Kaspersky. We do have a updated and latest bitdefender coupon codes and minimum of 25% discount when you use Kaspersky Coupon Codes from the links.

    Feel free to share your views about this adware installation by lenova. Thanks for reading and have a wonderful day.

    via thenextweb

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