Reported major security vulnerability with Superfish provides another precautionary lesson for K-12

lenovo-superfish-schoolsThe latest reported major security vulnerability provides another precautionary lesson for K-12 and post-secondary schools as they develop and evolve policies and technologies enabling laptops and other wireless devices to connect to their networks.

Lenovo Group Ltd. pre-installed Superfish Visual Discovery software on its branded personal computers including laptops and sold to consumers.

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Lenovo personal computers employing the pre-installed software contain a critical vulnerability through a compromised root CA certificate. Exploitation of that vulnerability...

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