‘Microsoft, McAfee update antivirus software to protect against Superfish’ – ‘Mashable’
Karissa Bell says, “Lenovo is working with Microsoft and McAfee to help protect its users from the security vulnerabilities created by Superfish’s adware.
Microsoft’s Windows Defender and McAfee’s antivirus software were both recently updated to remove Superfish’s adware from affected Lenovo PCs, according to the company,
The update to Microsoft’s Windows Defender was first spotted by security researcher Filippo Valsorda. It will automatically uninstall Superfish and reset the affected security certificates to remove malicious ones that may have been installed as a result of the adware”.
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