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Lenovo’s Superfish nightmare looks like it’s about to get even worse

Published Feb 25th, 2015 4:00PM EST
Lenovo Adware Class Action Lawsuit

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There was no other way for this to end — Wites & Kapetan, a law firm in Lighthouse Point, Florida, is officially investigating the Lenovo Superfish adware scandal that has dominated headlines throughout the technology world this week. We’ve written about the adware multiple times already, but this is the first we’re hearing about a potential class action lawsuit.

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“If you have an impacted Lenovo laptop or PC, or have information about this issue, please contact Marc A. Wites at Wites & Kapetan, P.A., at 1-866-277-8631 or,” the firm writes on its website. The firm states that there’s no fee until you get results, so this might be an opportunity worth pursuing if you are a Lenovo customer.

The firm also took the time to list each and every Lenovo computer that might be infected with the Superfish adware:


Flex2 14, Flex2 15, Flex2 14D, Flex2 15D, Flex2 Pro, Flex 10

G410, G510, G710, G40-30, G40-45, G40-70, G40-80, G50-50, G50-45, G50-70,
G50-80, G50-80Touch

Lenovo Edge 15

Miix2 – 8, Miix2 – 10, Miix2 – 11, Miix 3 – 1030

S310, S410, S415, S415 Touch, S435, S20-30, S20-30 Touch, S40-70

U330P, U430P, U330 Touch, U430 Touch, U540 Touch

Y430P, Y40-70, Y40-80, Y50-70, Y70-70

Yoga2-11, Yoga2-13, Yoga2Pro-13, Yoga3 Pro

Z40-70, Z40-75, Z50-70, Z50-75, Z70-80

If you own one of those devices and haven’t yet checked to see if you’re infected, be sure to check out our post detailing the steps you should take.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.