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Lenovo driver goof poses security risk for users of 25 notebook models

Getty Images reader comments with 0 posters participating Share this story More than two dozen Lenovo notebook models are vulnerable to malicious hacks that disable the UEFI secure boot process and then run unsigned UEFI apps or load bootloaders that permanently backdoor a device, researchers warned on Wednesday. At the same time that researchers from… Read More »

Vulnerabilities allowing permanent infections affect 70 Lenovo laptop models

Enlarge (credit: Lenovo) For owners of more than 70 Lenovo laptop models, it’s time once again to patch the UEFI firmware against critical vulnerabilities that attackers can exploit to install malware that’s nearly impossible to detect or remove. The laptop maker on Tuesday released updates for three vulnerabilities that researchers found in the UEFI firmware… Read More »

Hackers can infect >100 Lenovo models with unremovable malware. Are you patched?

Enlarge / This is the 14-inch variant of the Yoga Slim 9i, with leather finish. reader comments 72 with 52 posters participating Share this story Lenovo has released security updates for more than 100 laptop models to fix critical vulnerabilities that make it possible for advanced hackers to surreptitiously install malicious firmware that can be… Read More »

Coming to a laptop near you: A new type of security chip from Microsoft

reader comments 86 with 67 posters participating Share this story In November 2020, Microsoft unveiled Pluton, a security processor that the company designed to thwart some of the most sophisticated types of hack attacks. On Tuesday, AMD said it would integrate the chip into its upcoming Ryzen CPUs for use in Lenovo’s ThinkPad Z Series… Read More »