Lenovo caught installing adware on new computers

“The software injects third-party ads on Google searches and websites without the user’s permission. […] Hopkins defended the adware, saying that it ‘helps users find and discover products visually’ and ‘instantly analyzes images on the web and presents identical and similar product offers that may have lower prices.’ […] Other users are reporting that the adware actually installs its own self-signed certificate authority which effectively allows the software to snoop on secure connections […]”