A couple of weeks ago, we told you how some Dell PCs were found to have a pre-installed root certificate.
This poses a great security risk, in that an attacker could easily modify the certificate with some malicious code.
The user would be unaware of the change, which could result in any communication between the computer and websites the user visits being unencrypted. This could then be stolen by the attacker.
Dell had acknowledged the issue, and had promised to fix it in a software update, and alos posted intructions on how to remove the eDellroot certificate, from affected PCs.
And now, some new malwares have been found in some pre-installed [...]