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Vulnerabilities: Holes Discovered in Support Software from Toshiba, Dell, and Lenovo

Posted on December 9th, 2015.

Toshiba Service Station, Dell System Detect, and Lenovo Solution Center all have security vulnerabilities, according to new research by an anonymous hacker group. Lenovo’s Windows platform seems to be specifically affected. One of its vulnerabilities actually allows malicious code to be executed via the web, through an internal...



The PC Industry Wants You To Upgrade Sooner

Posted on October 16th, 2015.

The unlikely bedfellows are Lenovo, Dell, and HP. Nevertheless, along with Microsoft and Intel, they are launching a joint marketing campaign starting October 19th, ComputerWorld reports. The “PC Does What?” campaign will be similar to “Got Milk?” or “I Love Eggs” campaigns of the past in that no one particular provider will specifically...



Keeping a Level Head When Things Get Twitchy, Topsy, Turvy

Posted on June 24th, 2015.

Cyber security can be an embarrassing job. Something as simple as a failure to update a patch on time, or in worse cases, to release a patch on time, can cost a company millions and turn into click bait articles scattered across the web. The recent incident with Lenovo serves as a great example of this. Already staunchly anti-Lenovo...



Lenovo Caught Preinstalling Adware on Laptops

Posted on February 20th, 2015.

PC maker Lenovo has come under fire for reportedly bundling its laptops with security-compromising adware. According to Lenovo users and security researchers, the preinstalled software, known as Superfish, injects third-party ads into Google search results and other websites without the user knowing. 

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