Thursday 26 February 2015

Lenovo Website Is Still Under Construction After Hacked By Lizard Squad

Lenovo Website Is Still Under Construction After Hacked By Lizard Squad.

After the Superfish Malware incident, Lenovo official website is suffering from cyber attack by hacking group called Lizard Squad. It was revealed earlier this week that Lenovo had been pre-installing controversial 'Superfish' adware to its laptops which compromised the computer's encryption certificates to quietly include more ads on Google search.

“We’re breaking free! Soarin’, flyin’, there’s not a star in heaven that we can’t reach!,” Lizard Squad posted on its Twitter page, quoting the song from the movie “High School Musical”.

The hacker group also posted a couple of screenshots of an email between Lenovo employees regarding the “Superfish” software.

On Lenovo website, Company apologies to there visitors with message,

"The Lenovo Web site is currently unavailable but will return soon. To place or check on the status of an order or for any other enquiries, please contact a Lenovo representative during regular business hours."

What is Superfish Adware?
Last friday dozen of Lenovo Laptops are compromised by SSL Spoofing attacks. Where cyber attackers can read HTTPS web traffic to perform the attacks.

You can also do check whether you laptop is compromised by Superfish or not by If you see a "YES" then you might have a problem. And if the message output is ,"GOOD, Superfish is probably not intercepting your connections", then you are safe.

About Lenovo:
Lenovo Group Ltd. is a Chinese multinational computer technology company with headquarters in Beijing, China, and Morrisville, North Carolina, United States. Company revenue $38.70 billion at 2014.


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