The cyberattack may be linked to software found preloaded on the PC maker's laptops that left them vulnerable to malware.
In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.
A cinema chain in the UK lets you choose from 200 movies to design your own crowdsourced screening.
British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.
A coveted username lost to a hijacker last month is returned to its rightful owner.
The fix comes less than a week after Redmond acknowledged vulnerability to decade-old encryption flaw.
The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.
Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.
Apple and Google working on fixes for the decade-old flaw, which researchers blamed on an abandoned US policy on encryption.
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.