Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Lenovo website hacked by Lizard Squad

Posted by M2Software Solutions Solutions Pvt. Ltd | 23:25 Categories: , ,

was hacked on Wednesday. Its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers to remove software called "Superfish" pre-installed on its laptops. At the time of writing, users visiting Lenovo.com website saw a teenager's slideshow and hacker also added song "Breaking Free" from High School Musical movie to the page background.
 
It appears that Lizard Squad hacking group is responsible for the cyber attack against Lenovo and it could be in retaliation to the Superfish malware incident.

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.
 
The company said :
 
"We regret any inconvenience that our users may have if they are not able to access parts of our site at this time,".

 "We are actively reviewing our network security and will take appropriate steps to bolster our site and to protect the integrity of our users' information." 


Regards : Software Company




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