Lenovo's Pre-Installed Adware Poses Severe Security Risk
Lenovo's pre-installed Superfish ad software leaves affected computers open to man-in-the-middle attacks on secure Web traffic.By Evan Thomas | February 19, 2015
Lenovo has been shipping laptops bearing pre-installed adware. But there appears to be much more at stake than just pop-ups.
The software, known as Superfish, adds third-party advertisements to Google results and other sites.
Lenovo forum users first spotted the adware in September of last year.