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Lenovo advises users to remove a vulnerable support tool preinstalled on their systems

02
Jun
2016
Lenovo advises users to remove a vulnerable support tool preinstalled on their systems

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PC maker Lenovo is recommending that users remove an application preloaded on their computers because it contains a high-severity flaw that could allow attackers to take over their systems.

The vulnerable tool is called Lenovo Accelerator Application and is designed to speed up the launch of other Lenovo applications. It was preinstalled on more than 100 laptop and desktop models shipped with Windows 10, but not those from the ThinkPad and ThinkStation lines.

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