written by Pierluigi Stella
In recent days, it was reported that an update from Sophos (an AV company) caused the software to catch itself as a threat.
For as much as this may put a smile on your face, I wouldn’t attack the company too much about it. It isn’t the first time an AV company causes issues with an update. A while back, McAfee released an update which (falsely) detected a Windows system programs as a threat, and substantially took down hundreds of thousands of computers. Less invasive false positives are a fact of the day as well. (Read more)