Note: most of this is “old news” now. Posted for posterity.
- Bring Your Own Dilemma: OEM Laptops and Windows 10 - Blog: Duo Security
- Zombie Crapware: How the Windows Platform Binary Table Works – How To Geek blog
- Lenovo issues BIOS updates to fix security vulnerability – BetaNews
- Microsoft Removes Trust for eDellroot Certificates – ThreatPost blog
- Microsoft moves to blacklist Dell's root certificates in its Untrusted CTL – HA blog (via Internet Archive)
- FreeSmartSoft products still hiding an uninstallable 'back door' – BetaNews
- Security Paper suggests to remove McAfee from PCs, finds issues in OEM devices - gHacks Tech News
- Mousejacking: What you need to know – Naked Security
- Mousejack Attacks Abuse Vulnerable Wireless Keyboard, Mouse Dongles – Threatpost
- Logitech Response to Unifying Receiver Research Findings - Logitech Forums
If you do use a Logitech wirless mouse/keyboard with a Unifying receiver, follow that last link above to install the new Unifying Software package, then do a firmware update on the device. Now would be a good time to check and upgrade your SetPoint software as well. GSD tip here.