* Posts by Darkstar

3 posts • joined 6 Jun 2012

Lenovo shipped lappies with man-in-the-middle ad/mal/bloatware

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First Direct

I had this on my new Lenovo laptop, any attempts to log in to First Direct were being blocked by Avast because the certificate from FD had an error, except that the certificate wasn't from FD it was from Superfish. I uninstalled Superfish once I realised what was going on.

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Dropbox brings in crack team to probe spam leakage

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Re: One possibility

Getting spam on my only used for Dropbox email address. No one would guess it. Even more annoying is I installed Dropbox and never used it for more than a quick play. Grrr...

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Hackers expose 6.5 MILLION 'LinkedIn passwords'

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Email addresses compromised ?

About a month ago I started getting spam email on my linkedin email address. I have never used this email address anywhere except for linkedin.

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