Following the Superfish scandal that has engulfed Lenovo in recent days, the Chinese computer maker’s website was temporarily compromised.
Lizard Squad, as usual, claimed credit for the attack, which saw visitors to Lenovo’s homepage greeted with a slideshow and criticism of its involvement with Superfish.
Last week it emerged that adware was pre-installed on Lenovo computers via Superfish software. It didn’t go down well when the news came out, with its existence on Lenovo machines leaving consumers open to potential man-in-the-middle attacks.
Superfish essentially tracked users’ browsing activities, allowing it to place additional ads on the sites frequented most.
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Source:: Silicon Republic News