Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads125_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 8

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads120_90_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 129

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads120_60_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 250

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads120_600_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 372

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads120_240_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 493

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads160_600_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 613

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads300_600_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 721

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads250_250_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 830

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads300_100_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 942

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ads300_250_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 1054

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_video_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-video.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_posts_list has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-posts.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_login_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-login.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_google_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-google.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_widget_tabs has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-tabbed.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_flickr_photos has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-flickr.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_author_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-author.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; author_post_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-author.php on line 70

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_social_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-social.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_search has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-search.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_slider has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-slider.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; TIE_WeatherWidget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-weather.php on line 216

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-weather.php on line 288

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_youtube_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-youtube.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_Latest_Tweets has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-twitter.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_timeline_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-timeline.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_facebook_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-facebook.php on line 7

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_categort_posts has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-category.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_news_pic has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-news-pic.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_text_html has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-text-html.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_feedburner_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-feedburner.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_soundcloud has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-soundcloud.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_author_custom has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-author-custom.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_Author_Bio has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-custom-author.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_authors_posts has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-authors-posts.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; tie_comments_avatar has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/widgets/widget-comments-avatar.php on line 6

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; arqam_lite_counter_widget has a deprecated constructor in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-content/themes/MCT/framework/functions/arqam-lite.php on line 728

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads125_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads120_90_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads120_60_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads120_600_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads120_240_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads160_600_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads300_600_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads250_250_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads300_100_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in ads300_250_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_video_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_posts_list is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_login_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_google_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_widget_tabs is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_flickr_photos is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_author_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in author_post_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_social_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_search is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_slider is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in TIE_WeatherWidget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_youtube_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_Latest_Tweets is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_timeline_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_facebook_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_categort_posts is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_news_pic is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_text_html is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_feedburner_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_soundcloud is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_author_custom is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_Author_Bio is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_authors_posts is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in tie_comments_avatar is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952

Deprecated: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in arqam_lite_counter_widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct() instead. in /home/nitin198/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4952
Lenovo Users Are Exposed to Security Risks Once More
Home >> News >> Lenovo Users Are Exposed to Security Risks Once More

Lenovo Users Are Exposed to Security Risks Once More

Lenovo users are exposed to security risks once more. The company has confirmed the existence of critical vulnerability in the unified extensible firmware interface (UEFI) of its ThinkPad PCs. Lenovo is now investigating the problem and hopes to come up with a solution to the problem that may affect other manufacturers as well.

The unified extensible firmware interface, or UEFI, is what we used to know as BIOS, or basic input-output system. It forms an interface between the PC’s hardware and its operating system. The exploit, called ThinkPwn, targets an escalation flaw in the UEFI driver. This allows the attacker to remove the write protection and eliminate rogue code in the System Management Mode (SMM), which is a privilege mode in the central processing unit (CPU).

Lenovo Users Are Exposed to Security Risks

The flaw was discovered by an independent researcher, Dmytro Oleksiuk, which detailed the technicalities on GitHub, commenting on how Lenovo users are exposed to security risks. According to him, attackers can disable Secure Boot, and also crack Windows 10’s Credential Guard feature, leaving enterprise domain credentials exposed to hackers.

Lenovo has issued a statement on this matter June 30. The company marks the severity of the SSM BIOS Vulnerability as being high, calling the BIOS vulnerability an “industry-wide” concern. Lenovo’s Product Security Incident Response Team is now conducting its own investigation on the vulnerable package of code that the company is quick to point out that have been provided by Independent BIOS Vendors. All of the three most important Independent BIOS Vendors in the industry that Lenovo works with are engaged in the investigation, along with giant Intel that provided the code base. At the moment, the original author of the code and its intended purpose remain unknown.

The company assures users that “Lenovo is committed to the security of its products and is working with its IBVs and Intel to develop a fix that eliminates this vulnerability as rapidly as possible.” and that “Additional information regarding the fix will be posted as soon as it is available on the Product Security Advisory web site”.

The same vulnerability is not limited only to Lenovo computers, as independent researcher Alex James has reported that some Hewlett-Packard laptops and Gigabyte Technology motherboards also share the issue. However, Lenovo has had many security problems in the past, including accusations that it deliberately delivered spyware infested PCs. Now, Lenovo users are exposed to security risks once more.

IMAGE SOURCE:Wikipedia

About Bhanu Jamwal

Living in Aldine, TX, he writes about Mac, iOS, Android and IT Hardware. Apart from writing on The Next Digit, he is also an expert in providing valuable seminars on IT Peripherals and IT Security. All posts by Bhanu

One comment

  1. I basically make about 6k-8k dollars monthly from freelancing at home. For anyone looking to work easy at home work for several hrs /a day from comfort of your home and get valuable profit while doing it… Try this gig https://www.facebook.com/Online-job-opportunity-for-US-UK-Australia-Canada-and-New-Zealand-627027550788002/app/190322544333196/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *