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Jan032008

McAfee latest update blacklists chunk of web

It seems that security software vendor McAfee has made a bit of a boo-boo with the latest update to its flagship anti-virus package: it’s a little too good at what it does.

Several websites, including (but by no means limited to) Ars Technica, ESPN.com, Friendster, and Mootools, are being erroneously reported as purveyors of insidious JavaScript exploit JS/Exploit-BO. Accordingly, the anti-virus product is preventing access to such sites; it’s just a shame that they’re not infected, really.

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McAfee, Update, Blacklist, Website, Anti-virus, Antivirus

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