If you own a Lenovo computer sold after 2014, you should remove adware / spyware that Lenovo installed

The company is based in China and their computers were previously banned for use by US Government agencies due to concerns about a 'back door' that give China the ability to snoop on communications. Now researchers have found that Lenovo installed vulnerable adware / spyware on every laptop sold since 2014. See:

This was part of their "bloatware" program -- where Lenovo received payments from companies to preload their software on Lenovo laptops. Security researchers believe something more nefarious may have been at work with Superfish / VisualDiscovery sending user data to China.

Here are some instructions that will help you remove it:

Let your friends and family know, and contact me if you have any questions.

Mark Hays