A few months ago, Chinese OEM Lenovo, was in the limelight, for a malware which came pre-installed on its computers.
This was the Superfish exploit, which put the user’s privacy at risk, because of a root certificate, signed by the company.
And now, American PC maker Dell seems to have followed in the dark footsteps of its rival. Some of Dell’s laptops have been found to come with a security exploit, much akin to Superfish.
The new exploit, which is currently unnamed, is actually a certificate hack, to be more precise one related to SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). In case you aren’t aware web browsers and other applications use the SSL [...]