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    Dell is facing more trouble after a second security flaw found in its Laptop PCs.
    According to researchers the latest security concern another vulnerability affecting Inspiron 5000 series and XPS15 laptops. If you have downloaded Dell System Detect, a tool provided by Dell to help provide customer support between October and November. Then please read further! This security issue opens the doorway for hackers to spy on a user’s encrypted private data.

    An hacker would be able to fake web sites and other services, sign software and email messages, and steal network traffic and other data.

    Dell has since removed the Dell System Detect tool from its website and is planning to release a software patch to fix the issue.Still But, Just two days after the issue came up in the laptop computers, Dell has caught up in another trouble since techies found out another software released by Dell has a similar issue that could allow hackers to spy on a user’s encrypted online activity, including emails and spying on online banking activity.



    The company has not revealed how many computers or which specific models are affected; however, according to reports, the company began pre-installing the software in August.



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