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News Microsoft's anti-virus deletes your email

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 12 Mar 2007.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. David_Fitzy

    David_Fitzy I modded a keyboard once....

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    It seems like a complete waste of resources at M$ all those software engineers could be put to use patching up the holes in XP/Vista itself rather than a second party application
     
  3. Djpuk

    Djpuk What's a Dremel?

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    All you can really say is LOL
     
  4. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    :wallbash: :hehe: I haven't used O.E. or Outlook for more than five years now anyway.

    Quoted for truth.
     
  5. Buzzons

    Buzzons Minimodder

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    So it deletes your email right? Symantecs Corpeate AV had a fully fledged back door in it to allow remote code execution, Sophos has had many the same faults, as have many other AVs - so erm? this really is not so bad.
     
  6. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    There was a considerably worse bug in Firefox 1.5;
    :duh:
     
  7. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    @cpemma :eeek:
     
  8. randosome

    randosome Banned

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    wow

    both of these are pretty bad, although id read about this onecare issue on Saturday, it seems pretty harsh, and of course there's not a lot you can do ..
    And yeah, i read that roundup, although microsoft's virus scan is still infantile, whereas many others have had a long time to perfect themselves
    Of course i don't know of another virus scanner doing this
     
  9. traderonline

    traderonline What's a Dremel?

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    I also heard that they are last in pc world benchmarks.
     
  10. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    i use nod32 and i am happy with it....... as for this AV..... if only MS used their strength to make vista and XP more safe and fast.
     
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  11. Aankhen

    Aankhen What's a Dremel?

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    WHOA. That's crazy.
     
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