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,

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You Wouldn't Like This Hulk When He's… Wet

Those 'just add water and watch it grow' toys have been a staple of kids for years now. But if you thought you outgrew such a childish novelty, ThinkGeek might change your mind with this wonderful desk toy that brings the Incredible Hulk to life with nothing but a container full of water.Read more.

河南工商:电话欠费停宽带属“霸王条款”

说好的充电宝电容量电源转化率超90%,实际上可能低至30%,说好的婚礼上的录像,婚庆却不见踪影,说好的手机处理器是四核却缩水成两核……这些说好的,遇到经营者的虚假宣传、“霸王条款”、丧失诚信后,变成了种种“不好说”。

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前两天接到一个活,对一款竞品的OCR识别结果进行分析统计,要对两万多张图片进行识别,然后统计各个字段的识别正确率,对于手动测试来讲,这基本上是不可能的。

Cortana两月一升级:微软个人助理欲青出于蓝

这位姗姗来迟的智能助理可能是微软产品更新周期最快的产品之一,微软研发团队成员向Engadget透露,尽管还处于 […]

Join the Windows Insider Program tomorrow and gain access to pre-release builds of Windows 10

Microsoft has finally announced the Windows Technical Preview, which is the first stepping-stone for the new Windows Insider Program. If you're an enthusiast who loves beta's and the development of Windows, then the Windows Insider Program is for you.

GUN/GPL 中文译文 - boss_ty

版权所有 (C) 1989,1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307USA允许每个人复制和发布这一许可证原始文件的副本,但绝对不允许对它进行任何修改。声明This is ...

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据业内数据统计分析公司SuperData最新发布的报告显示,2014年全球数字游戏业务收入将达到490亿美元,整体来看,数字主机游戏收入同比增幅较高,手游玩家ARPU同比增幅不大,而iOS和Android平台的安装成本(CPI)增速依然很高。

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威锋网 12 月 19 日消息,外媒报道表示目前麦当劳在乔治亚州哥伦布市的 26 家店面试行使用苹果 iBeacon,而且他们还计划未来几个月在东南区的更多店面中部署这项技术。  

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