McAfee signature update takes down Windows systems

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McAfee signature update takes down Windows systems

Post by Ruhe on 22/4/2010, 16:29

Again...

A flawed signature update (DAT 5958) from McAfee yesterday (Wednesday) caused the system file svchost.exe to be identified and quarantined as the virus W32/Wecorl.a under Windows XP SP3. This resulted in affected systems rebooting (30 second countdown) and then entering an endless boot loop, repeatedly restarting.
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Re: McAfee signature update takes down Windows systems

Post by Guest on 25/4/2010, 02:44

Oh,my that hurts.


It seems to happen all the more frequently these days also.

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