November 24, 2015

Dell's Security-Shattering PC Root Certificate Debacle: What You Need to Know

In an attempt to streamline remote support, Dell installed a self-signed root certificateand corresponding private key on its customersâ computers, apparently without realizing that this exposes usersâ encrypted communications to potential spying.

Even more surprising is that the company did this while being fully aware of a very similar security blunder by one of its competitors, Lenovo, that came to light in February.

Read more at PCWorld.

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