Links: Superfish is everywhere; social media sucks at jihad; breathtaking copyfraud; Florida jail records attorney/client conversations

☣SSL-busting code that threatened Lenovo users found in a dozen more apps [Ars Technica]
Komodia, Superfish's malware-disguised-as-adware, wasn't just used by Lenovo — a dozen companies ship code that bundles Superfish, leaving users wide-open to fraud. Komodia (which advertises its product as an "SSL hijacker") is also bundled into crimeware like trojan.nurjax. Komodia also ships rootkit technology that prevents users from discovering whether they've been infected with its code, and interferes with its removal.

☣ Security software found using Superfish-style code, as attacks get simpler [Ars Technica]
Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water: the Superfish man-in-the-middle tactic is also used by products from Lavasoft and Privdog, which market themselves as privacy tools. Irony is not dead.

☣ Losing Your Right To Decide, Needlessly [Another Word For It]
Despite all the rhetoric, there's no correlation between extremists joining ISIS and ISIS propaganda on social media — but countries around the world are contemplating censorship programs based on keeping jihadism off the social tubes.

☣ The World's Most Idiotic Copyright Complaint [Torrentfreak]
Germany's Total Wipes Music Group has sent dozens of censorship requests to Google, asking for removal of pages that teach you how to use PGP, the download links for Ubuntu, Mysql, Whatsapp, and Dropbox; as well as web pages created by Ikea and Walmart, all in the name of preventing infringement of an album called "Truth or Dare." There are no meaningful penalties for abusing the DMCA, and Total Wipes can continue to send fraudulent censorship requests to Google indefinitely. Eventually, a few are bound to slip through.

☣ Jail report details recordings of attorney/client consultations [Wink News]
The attorney/client meeting rooms in Florida's Charlotte County Jail sport hidden recorders that were used to covertly record privileged meetings between prisoners and their counsel, and those recordings were furnished to the prosecution.