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Gutting Superfish: 5 Steps To Remove Lenovo's Pre-installed Malware

Lenovo may have meant well, but its Superfish Visual Shopper opens major security holes. Here's how to plug them.

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How To Gut Superfish

Controversy erupted this week over software that Lenovo started installing on its consumer laptops last year. The software in question is Superfish Window Shopper, and is vulnerable to exploits that include unauthorized JavaScript execution, intercepted communications and NSA-style spying. The company as of late January stopped installing the software. But as the world's number two laptop supplier, millions of Lenovo systems are potentially at risk.

 
 
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