There’s something fishy about the Lenovo computers sold between September and December
2014. During this time period, Lenovo included an adware program call SuperFish, which injected third-party advertisements into users’ web browsers without their permission
. Simply put; the security community
are outraged over this addition in their laptops.
Just how serious is SuperFish?
Listen to our latest security slice podcast and hear Craig Young
and Lane Thames
provide a detailed walkthrough on how the SuperFish works, the two questions Lenovo users should ask when evaluating their risk and how attackers may respond to SuperFish’s reveal.