Wednesday, April 21, 2010

McAfee blew up the planet

McAfee blew up the planet just shortly of earth day. This story coming at you live from me, the best person ever.
Users of the ill fated mcafee anti-virus software who were running the windows xp service pack 3 operating system were hit by an "update" that cuased the a/v cleint to erroneously delete the file 'svchost.exe' causing systems everywhere to shut down that were on xpsp3 os. millions of machines ewere down all over the globe.

This link has more info here!:

http://gizmodo.com/5521176/mcafee-update-shutting-down-windows-xp-computers?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+gizmodo/full+(Gizmodo)

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