Security warning: Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro has a hardcoded password backdoor

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If you have a ThinkPad, ThinkCentre or ThinkStation system, Lenovo has an important security patch for you to install. And you should install it right now. Reporting vulnerability CVE-2017-3762, the computer manufacturer says that it discovered a weak algorithm used to encode fingerprint data could be bypassed with a hardcoded password. The problem affects the Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro utility for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. See also: Intel chips have a huge security flaw, and the fix will slow down Windows and Linux machines Edward Snowden’s Haven app turns a smartphone into a security device Security: macOS High Sierra…

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