Lenovo promises ‘clean and safe’ computers after Superfish debacle




Lenovo passes through the dust after the standard item of the controversial Superfish malware. The electronics manufacturer offers affected customers six months free malware protection. Moreover Lenovo Friday promises ‘cleaner and safer’ to offer PCs.

The Chinese manufacturer says immediately want to start offering ‘clean and safe’ computers. For the time that Lenovo products with Windows 10 shipped, the manufacturer wants on his computers only make the operating system, drivers, security and Lenovo applications. The latter two groups Lenovo supports crazy enough not include adware and bloatware.

Lenovo also states that in future disclose what software the flour evert on its devices. In addition, the company has announced what the aware applications and asks it said the community for feedback, so always ‘correct’ programs delivered.

Last month, it became clear that Lenovo placed the Superfish-adware on laptops. The software runs in the background and injects ads into Web sites with pop-ups from product images. The manufacturer claimed that the adware users only helped to ‘find products, but the malware appeared precisely to ensure a serious security problem.

Following the publication of the problem have antivirus vendors as Microsoft released updates to remove Superfish Lenovo devices. Lenovo was also a tool to remove the adware. The manufacturer indicated Friday that the affected users a half malware protection from McAfee Live Safe. More details about the company makes known within a week.


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