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Mac 版的 Java 安裝 Ask Toolbar...

在「Oracle has just given you another reason not to install Java on your Mac」這篇看到 Mac 版的 Java 居然會試著安裝 Ask Toolbar: Oh my god,這太厲害啦~ Adware is malware with a legal team. — InfoSec Taylor Swift (@SwiftOnSecurity) January 14, 2015 還是想貼一下這則 tweet...

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Comodo 的 PrivDog 更厲害:直接關掉 CA Certificate 檢查

感覺接下來的整個月會拿有無窮無盡的 Superfish-like 新聞,下次如果出現 NSA 或是 GCHQ 已經在用這些漏洞的話也不太意外就是了:「Adware Privdog worse than Superfish」。 PrivDog 是 Comodo 發行的 adware,比起 Superfish 更厲害,直接把 CA Certificate 的檢查關掉: It will turn your Browser into one that just accepts every HTTPS certificate out there, whether it's been signed … Continue reading

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聯想與 Superfish 的法律訴訟,以及後續的發展...

在「Download.com and Others Bundle Superfish-Style HTTPS Breaking Adware」這邊看到的 tweet,講的相當經典,把他找出來: Adware is malware with a legal team. — InfoSec Taylor Swift (@SwiftOnSecurity) January 14, 2015 文章裡面提到,Superfish 這種插入 CA root certificate 的軟體攔截 HTTPS 內容,不僅僅是 Superfish,這根本是目前免費軟體的「趨勢」,包括了十大裡面的前兩名: Two of the top ten downloads on … Continue reading

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聯想對 Superfish 的新聞稿、反安裝說明,以及影響的機器列表

Update:參考「聯想與 Superfish 的法律訴訟,以及後續的發展...」。 上一篇「聯想在筆電上安裝 Adware」由於被證實每一台機器都是一樣的 CA key,所以這把 key 將可以拿來攻擊這些電腦。 各家的 Spyware/Adware/Malware 清除軟體都把 Superfish 納入了: Looks like Redmond invoked the nuclear option on Superfish > RT @FiloSottile: GO MICROSOFT pic.twitter.com/5fpSDS9VLq — Kenn White (@kennwhite) February 20, 2015 聯想官方的新聞稿中裡面有受到影響的機器列表:「LENOVO STATEMENT ON SUPERFISH」。 … Continue reading

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聯想在筆電上安裝 Adware

Update:參考「聯想與 Superfish 的法律訴訟,以及後續的發展...」。 Update:後續參考「聯想對 Superfish 的新聞稿、反安裝說明,以及影響的機器列表」。 今天的大條新聞,不少傳統媒體也都有報導: Lenovo taken to task over 'malicious' adware How Lenovo's Superfish 'Malware' Works And What You Can Do To Kill It Lenovo caught installing adware on new computers 另外「Lenovo installs adware on customer laptops … Continue reading

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