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  • FREAK bug breaks SSL encryption for Android and Apple devices

    04.03.2015

    A flaw in OpenSSL and Apple's Secure Transport implementation of SSL and TLS protocols is putting millions of Android and Apple device users as well as visitors of secured sites in danger of having their encrypted connections decrypted, and the information exchanged with the servers behind them intercepted.

  • Real MITM attacks enabled by Komodia's software might have already happened

    26.02.2015

    When the issue of Lenovo's pre-installed SSL-breaking Superfish adware first gained widespread media recognition, the company's CTO Peter Hortensius tried to do some damage control and stated that the adware posed no security risk for users.

  • Superfish not the only app using Komodia's SSL-busting code

    23.02.2015

    As Lenovo backtracked on its initial position that the Superfish adware pre-installed on some of its notebooks is not a security danger, and released a security advisory about the "vulnerability" that allows it to install a self-signed root certificate in the local trusted CA store, Superfish CEO Adi Pinhas did the same.

  • How to wipe Superfish adware and offending cert from your Lenovo laptop

    20.02.2015

    After the recent revelation that Lenovo has been shipping some of it laptops with pre-installed adware that's also breaking the security of secure connections by using self-signed MITM SSL certificates, the company has attempted to minimize the fallout by reiterating the initial explanation about why they did it: to help their customers.

  • Lenovo computers come with pre-installed adware and MITM proxy

    19.02.2015

    If you have recently bought a new Lenovo computer, you're in for a nasty surprise: the company has been shipping them with pre-installed adware.




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