Mac Developer: Lenovo once again reminds everyone why it's better to get a Mac
Lenovo once again reminds everyone why it's better to get a Mac: "Back in February Windows PC manufacturer Lenovo was caught injecting Superfish adware onto some of their laptops, not only exploiting their own customers but leaving those customers open to man-in-the-middle attacks. Now they've been charged with using something akin to a rootkit to make sure their own customers can't cleanly reinstall Windows, not without Lenovo re-intalling updaters, app installers, and system data collectors as well. And yes, this Lenovo hack was also potentially exploitable by malware. "
When shopping for that new PC to run Windows 10 for your WinObjC project, do yourself a favor and get a Dell or use a Mac with bootcamp. I found the Windows 8 to Windows 10 transition on the Dell totally painless. I upgrade the chap to a SSD, used Windows 8 Media Creation to burn an ISO and am now up and running on Windows 10 with VS Community 2015.
I'm totally intrigued by the new HyperV malware protection in Windows and may switch to such a laptop for all my internet related work in the immediate future.
Labels: security, security flaw