Dell Ships Computers With Root Certificate

Apparently Dell has been selling computers with an unhappy prize inside. “Dell is back-pedaling today after it was revealed that the PC giant has been shipping a number of its laptops with a preinstalled, self-signed root certificate authority called eDellRoot. The impact of this is that users could be left at risk from attackers, potentially enabling information theft.” Lenovo did something very similar, didn’t it?

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