Lenovo Sued by Customers for Installing Superfish on Computers

Class action lawsuit in San Francisco federal court accuses Lenovo of pre-installing software that “surreptitiously monitors, intercepts and transmits user information” in order to supply consumers with additional ads on Web pages. * Suit says Superfish hijacks legitimate connections, monitors activity and injects unrequested advertising into legitimate pages, presented as pop-up ads. * Suit claims violation of Computer Fraud and Abuse act, violation of federal wiretap law, fraud, breach of contract and trespass. * Related news: Link

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