Last week was a moment of reckoning for the world’s biggest PC maker as Lenovo was thrust awkwardly into the spotlight for preinstalling malware on its consumer PCs. Lenovo belatedly did the right thing, but not before it tried to defend the indefensible and argue that the Superfish malware it was bundling on PCs was […]
Jeff James explains the who, what, why, and how of Lenovo Superfish adware, including how to detect and remove the software from your Lenovo PC.
Crapware and bloatware has been making PC user experiences horrible for decades. Jeff Hicks explains why the Superfish fiasco carries some lessons for PC makers and IT pros as well.
Lenovo, the world’s biggest maker of PCs, has been installing adware on its PCs in order to deliver custom ads. Lenovo says the software is not malicious, but the software could easily be used to spy on users and hack PCs. So the PC maker has stopped shipping it on new PCs and has asked […]