14 March 2006

McAfee update exterminates Excel

An error in McAfee's virus definition file released Friday morning caused the company's consumer and enterprise antivirus products to flag Microsoft's Excel, as well as other applications on users' PCs, as a virus called W95/CTX, Joe Telafici, director of operations at McAfee's Avert labs, told CNET News.com.

I wonder if any in the Philippines got affected by this. I'm pretty sure many would agree that the McAfee and Excel programs running in most computers here in the Philippines are pirated.

Oh FYI, I use AVG and Open Office... Planning to go Ubuntu too.

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