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Daniel ~ 9th September, 2008 05:57 PM

Flawed Trend Micro anti-virus update cripples PCs
 
Written by Daniel
Tuesday, 09 September 2008

Trend Micro security software updates incorrectly identified up to eight different Windows files as Trojans, then quarantined those files thinking they were dangerous

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld

Anti-virus updates issued by Trend Micro on Friday crippled Windows XP and Vista PCs when they mistook several critical system files for malware, and blocked access to those files. [Frontpage...]

cloasters 14th September, 2008 08:40 PM

Maybe it's OK not to live in Europe? Glad that this update didn't murderize my machine, I use Trend Micro!


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