zundel

Friday 19

Et tu McAfee?

Filed under: Computers, Security — Tags: , — zundel @ pm

McAfee customers used to spread spam

McAfee’s Security-as-a-Service product Total Protection allowed attackers to use customers’ computers as spam relays.

They fixed it, but it should never have happened.
And only customer complaints brought the bug to their attention.

Wait, there’s more:

Critical hole in McAfee products still open after more than 180 days – Update

Great job auditing your code guys.
No one has every had any security problems with ActiveX?

Just don’t allow ActiveX on your systems.
Or McAfee.
Or …

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