a serious security breach identified in the fingerprint sensor of his PC, how to protect himself?

a serious security breach identified in the fingerprint sensor of his PC, how to protect himself?

Lenovo has just revealed the presence of a serious security hole in the fingerprint sensor of several laptops. If you have a ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, or ThinkStation computer running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1, an attacker is currently able to bypass security to seize your Windows login credentials. To solve the problem, Lenovo quickly deployed a fix. A Security Compass researcher recently found a serious security breach in Lenovo's notebook fingerprint sensor. Today, the brand has confirmed the discovery in a statement on its website. "The sensitive data stored by Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro, including Windows login credentials and fingerprint data, is encrypted with a weak algorithm, with a hard-coded password, and is accessible to all users with local non-administrator access, "confirms Lenovo.
Lenovo: a serious security breach affects the fingerprint sensors of its PCs, are you concerned?
Following this discovery, Lenovo did not hesitate to deploy a patch. To fix the flaw, all users need to install the Fingerprint Manager Pro update. To download the version 8.01.87 version of the application, go to the Lenovo website. Check out the complete list of models affected by this security vulnerability below: ThinkPad L560
ThinkPad P40 Yoga, P50s
ThinkPad T440, T440p, T440s, T450, T450s, T460, T540p, T550, T560
ThinkPad W540, W541, W550s
ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Type 20A7, 20A8), X1 Carbon (Type 20BS, 20BT)
ThinkPad X240, X240s, X250, X260
ThinkPad Yoga 14 (20FY), Yoga 460
ThinkCentre M73, M73z, M78, M79, M83, M93, M93p, M93z
ThinkStation E32, P300, P500, P700, P900
This is not the first time that Lenovo is pinned for a security problem. In 2016, Duo Labs researchers realized that many PCs from the brand, but also from Asus, Acer, Dell and HP, came with security flaws. Again, the builders had quickly rolled out a fix. What do you think of this new business?
 

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