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Connecticut launches investigation into Lenovo-Superfish tie up

Mar. 03, 2015 7:05 AM ETLenovo Group Limited (LNVGY)LNVGYBy: Yoel Minkoff, SA News Editor1 Comment
  • Connecticut AG George Jepsen's office said it launched a probe into Lenovo's (OTCPK:LNVGY) sales of laptops preloaded with an encryption-breaking adware program known as Superfish.
  • Reports that the preloaded software tracks users' web searching and browsing for advertising purposes are "alarming revelations" that suggest Lenovo may have "seriously undermined computer users' online security and privacy," Jepsen said in his Feb. 27 letter to Lenovo.
  • Other state attorneys general may also begin looking into the situation.
  • Previously: Lenovo tech woes continue (Feb. 26 2015)

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