[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/10/f0wQU.jpg[/newsimage]It's been a strange past two days for Microsoft. Online security company Sophos criticized the Redmond software giant's recent Windows 8 developer preview on Friday for its lackluster anti-virus detection. A new security flub involving Internet Explorer rival Google Chrome, however, could easily be mistaken as overcompensation. Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-security-bungle-causes-google-chrome-to-be-diagnosed-as-malware-52605/](http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-security-bungle-causes-google-chrome-to-be-diagnosed-as-malware-52605/) Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
McAfee have similar or much worse detection fubar’s at least once a month. At least M$ aren’t deleting vital system files
I’ve used Chrome, Microsoft actually got this one right.
nothing serious. Chrome is as tough as some virus and is able to repair itself provided the “Google Update” stuff is still functional.
[QUOTE=olddancer;2605932]I’ve used Chrome, Microsoft actually got this one right.[/QUOTE]
I agree, what Chrome did to my carefully organized favorites files caused my to remove it… right before I realized the easy way to recover from chrome screwing me over was to switch to my most recent clone.
I clone my entire OS drive weekly.
a clone can be swapped in and get the computer running again in about 90seconds, system recovery takes an hour or longer.
Almost kind of sounds like MS is up to its old games…
A cynic might question whether this was really an accident.
[QUOTE=philamber;2606317]A cynic might question whether this was really an accident. ;)[/QUOTE] A real cynic would believe that the only accident was, that Firefox, LibreOffice etc. were NOT detected as malware.