Lenovo Hit With Lawsuit Over Superfish Adware

An anonymous reader writes with news that the fallout from the Superfish fiasco might just be starting for Lenovo. "Lenovo admitted to pre-loading the Superfish adware on some consumer PCs, and unhappy customers are now dragging the company to court on the matter.

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Lenovo releases an auto removal tool to make up for the Superfish fiasco

Lenovo opened its own can of worms by admitting to installing Superfish on its laptops sold between September 2014 and January 2015. Superfish is adware that inserted ads on websites viewed on Lenovo laptops; it also exposed Lenovo customers to huge security flaws. According to Lenovo,

Microsoft and Lenovo work on cleaning up 60,000 Superfish infected PCs

In the wake of Superfish, there seems to be a BP oil spill-like taint on the Lenovo brand in the eyes of many consumers. Trust was lost, images were tarnished and the MacBook toting crowd began their chants of superiority. Unfortunately Lenovo didn't just ruin their name alone,

Lenovo Joins the Malevolent Side of the Online Advertising Industry

On Wednesday evening, the news began to break on Twitter. Computer security analysts had discovered something nefarious about a piece of advertising software called Superfish, which comes pre-installed on cheap Lenovo laptops like the Yoga 2.

Lenovo CTO: We Have No Intention Of Shipping a Superfish Product Again

Last week, news broke that many Lenovo computers were shipped with a dangerous piece of Superfish adware , which made the computers vulnerable to malicious hacks. Now, with a class action lawsuit looming and anti-virus vendors pledging to root out the adware,

Lenovo's website reportedly hacked by Lizard Squad, likely over Superfish debacle

Lenovo has had a rough week to say the least. As you have likely read everywhere on the internet, Lenovo was caught pre-loading software called Superfish on certain Lenovo products. This allowed the company to utilize an extra revenue stream,

联想:Superfish 今年一月就停止预装了

关于昨天曝出的联想电脑系统预装 广告软件 Superfish 事件,联想官方做出了回应。

Lenovo Hit With Lawsuit Over Superfish Adware

An anonymous reader writes with news that the fallout from the Superfish fiasco might just be starting for Lenovo. "Lenovo admitted to pre-loading the Superfish adware on some consumer PCs, and unhappy customers are now dragging the company to court on the matter.

How to get rid of Superfish adware on Lenovo computers

Lenovo has released instructions — amid backlash — for getting rid of the Superfish adware that was preinstalled on some of the company's devicesStep-by-step instructions for removing both the software and the root certificate (widely decried by privacy advocates as a serious security risk on Thursday) can be found here.

Lenovo hit with lawsuit over Superfish adware fiasco

That didn't take long.Lenovo and Superfish were slapped with a proposed class-action lawsuit, filed late last week in federal court, according to reportsPlaintiff Jessica Bennett says she noticed "spam advertisements involving scantily clad women" on her Yoga 2 laptop.

Lenovo backpedals on Superfish adware, says it's working to 'restore trust'

Lenovo is facing growing backlash after it was discovered that the company had preinstalled a malicious adware called Superfish on some of its laptops. Now, the Chinese manufacturer is scrambling to manage a public relations scandal.Personal note after long day of Superfish meetings:

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

100 Years of Chemical Weapons

MTorrice writes This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first large-scale use of chemical weapons during World War I. Sarah Everts at Chemical & Engineering News remembers the event with a detailed account of the day in 1915 when the German Army released chlorine gas on its enemies,

YouTube Kids Launches On Android and iOS

An anonymous reader writes As expected, YouTube today launched YouTube Kids for Android and iOS, described as a "family-friendly destination" and "the first Google product built from the ground up with little ones in mind." You can download the new app for free, available only in the U.S.,

Ancient and Modern People Followed Same Mathematical Rule To Build Cities

An anonymous reader writes with news of a study that shows similarities in how cities are built throughout time. "A study of archeological data from ancient Mexican settlements reveals remarkable similarities between pre-Colombian cities and modern ones,

Moscow's 'Gay Olympics' Are Off to a Nightmare Start

Outraged by the 2014 Winter Olympics being held in Sochi despite Russia's harsh anti-gay climate,

State Your Sexual Intentions With HeavenlySinful Dating App

Twin brothers, Henry and Harry, both have Tinder. Henry downloaded the app to find the future Mrs. Henry, while Harry is just looking for a one-night stand. But as a girl swiping through Tinder, you'd have no way of knowing the difference between the two guys' intentions.

移动套餐优化公司ItsOn融资1250万美元

ItsOn 为移动运营商提供更多套餐的细化和优化服务。ItsOn 优化过的移动套餐的一大特点是可以随用户需求变化而随时变化,不必按月定死。除此之外,ItsOn 还能够提供内容审查机制,这样父母可以放心的给儿童配手机了。

4.6吨压过无事 CAT B15告诉你这就是工业级三防机

相信大家对世界上最大工程机械生产厂商之一的  Caterpillar(卡特彼勒) 并不陌生,看到 CAT 这个牌子除了能想到鞋子之外,更重要的则是到建筑器材、采矿业、重型结构车辆等等。

Microsoft Launches Files Tool For Windows Phone 8.1

This afternoon, Microsoft released Files, a file management tool for Windows Phone 8.1 that it had previously promised. The app is simple, but then again so is local file management. Users of Files will be able to access content that is stored locally, and on SD cards.

HomeAway 财报:2014年Q2 HomeAway收入达1.143亿美元 同比增31.9%

来自屋主、旅行者、广告、软件和其它渠道的收入为1,970万美元,同比增长49.7%,去年同期为1,320万美元,这主要是由于HomeAway推行并加强了屋主、物业经理和旅行者的增值服务分销所带动。

VisionTek发布新款SSD级USB 3.0“固态优盘”产品:容量240GB

尽管市面上已经有不少采用USB 3.0接口的优盘产品,但是它们大多没能把5Gbps的理论带宽给吃透。

微软COO:Windows 10将于夏秋时节左右正式发布

今年9月召开的Windows 10发布会上微软只是模糊的表示这款最新的操作系统将于2015年年中的时候发布。昨天在参加瑞士信贷技术峰会上来自微软的首席运营官Kevin Turner向我们传递了更加清晰的发布计划。

The Gorgeous View From a Delivery Drone Over Hong Kong 

Drone delivery is inherently dangerous—regardless of how excited companies like Amazon are getting about the idea, the thought of airborne robots weaving in between skyscrapers and over cars is downright unnerving.

协易(协易机械)公布2014年业绩

协易公司公告:2014年协易的销售额达到40亿新台币(1.32亿美元),净利润为1.86亿新台币(615万美元),每股收益是1.27新台币。

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