pre-installed software

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2019
How to Hack Dell computers exploiting a flaw in pre-installed Dell SupportAssist

A flaw in Dell SupportAssist, a pre-installed tool on most Dell computers, could be exploited by hackers to compromise them remotely. The security researcher Bill Demirkapi (17) has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility that is pre-installed on most Dell computers. The vulnerability could be exploited by hackers to […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 05, 2019
Flaws in Pre-Installed security App on Xiaomi Phones open to hack them

If you use a Xiaomi smartphone you should be aware that a pre-installed security software could be abused for malicious activities. Bad news for the owners of Xiaomi smartphones, a pre-installed security application could be used as a backdoor by hackers. Security experts at CheckPoint have discovered that a security app, called Guard Provider, that […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 04, 2017
Vulnerabilities in Pre-Installed Software expose Dell Systems to hack

According to experts from Talos, security vulnerabilities in pre-installed software expose Dell systems to code execution attacks. Security vulnerabilities in pre-installed software expose Dell systems to code execution attacks. Hackers can exploit the flaws to disable security mechanisms, escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application user. According to the experts […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 07, 2016
Lenovo fixes serious flaw in pre-installed Lenovo Solution Center

Lenovo fixed the Lenovo Solution Center, once again the company faces problems with pre-installed bloatware causing major security problems for users. Lenovo has fixed a security vulnerability in the Lenovo Solution Center (LSC) support tool that could be exploited by attackers to execute code with system privileges and take over the machine. Lenovo Solution Center […]