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First the good news. Microsoft today released a signature update for Windows Defender, the anti-malware software that's built in to Windows, to enable it to both detect and remove the Superfish malware that Lenovo installed on some systems.
Defender's removal process seems to be quite robust, both uninstalling the software and removing the dangerous certificate that Superfish installs. However, it doesn't appear to clean any contaminated installs of Firefox or Thunderbird; for that, you'll want to check out our manual removal instructions.
Windows Defender now removes Superfish malware… if you’re lucky | Ars Technica
 

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I just read the article and thought about posting it, but you beat me there. I appreciate that there are members like you that keep people aware. I have to say I never expected this from lenovo. I have recommended this brand to quite a few users as there has never been huge issues. The response from lenovo is typical, makes me wonder.
 
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