Lenovo's Superfish adware cracked with relative ease, exposing users to attacks

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This story just keeps getting worse for Lenovo. After getting called out for inserting additional ads into user's browsing experience and claiming to have disabled and stopped installing the offending software, Lenovo's "Superfish" adware has seen its certificate cracked by security researchers. The worst part is, it evidently was easy to break the app's security. The end result is that affect Lenovo computer users ? and there are potentially hundreds of thousands of them ? could see their computers needlessly exposed to attack.

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