Lenovo: massive security risk found

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  1. WhatsThePoint

    WhatsThePoint Notebook Virtuoso

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    The Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo has been accused of running a "massive security risk" after researchers found flaws in its software.

    Three vulnerabilities could be exploited to install malware on users' systems or to hand attackers a measure of control over them, it was reported.

    Lenovo acknowledged the findings and urged users to download a patch to resolve the issues.

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/lenovo-massive-security-risk-found/ar-BBjgZ6G
     
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    Read through the comment, average joe's view on computer product amazed me once again.:rolleyes:
     
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    shooterboss Notebook Guru

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    Wow, first Superfish and now this. To think that I just ordered a Yoga from them recently.

    Oh, well. That's just another reason to reinstall Windows every time you get a new laptop.
     
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    nforce4max Notebook Consultant

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    This is why I always go with a clean instal, still remembers the horrors that was HP.
     
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    shooterboss Notebook Guru

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    Is Lenovo just unlucky? I thought almost all notebook manufacturers preinstall bloatware into their models, yet somehow Lenovo gets the worst end of it.
     
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    jcvjcvjcvjcv Notebook Evangelist

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    Don't trust "Lenovo applications" to start with. Nor any other bloatware. If you receive new laptop, see if the hardware works fine, then format it completely and start with a Windows disc / stick. End of 90% of problems.
     
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