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A Super Fishy Situation

19.2.2015 by Jenn Granger

It all hit the fan for Lenovo this morning, after the tech company came under fire for installing adware on new consumer laptops in 2014; adware that could potentially also leave users vulnerable to attack. The software from Superfish injects third party ads on Google and other sites, whether you want it there or not. Lenovo now says it’s stopped installing the adware, but that may not be the end of it. Adware is a software package that automatically inserts ads onto a user’s OS pages – usually so that the installer can make some fast cash from it. On the Lenovos it’s…