Lenovo Superfish Certificate Password Cracked

    Date20 Feb 2015
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Lenovo laptop owners are at risk for man-in-the-middle attacks as a vulnerability disclosed in pre-installed Superfish adware went nuclear this morning. Researcher Rob Graham of Errata Security published a report in which he said he cracked the password protecting the digital certificate shipped with Superfish. Superfish, according to Lenovo, analyzes images on the Internet and serves up ads for products similar to the image.
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