McAfee False Positive

You may or may not of heard about the massive mistake McAfee made last week. On Wednesday 25th April they released a virus definition file (5958 – April 21st) that incorrectly identified svchost.exe as a threat and deleted it on systems running Windows XP SP3. Svchost is used for launching services (full description here) and

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Placing Blame Correctly

Can’t believe how long it’s been since my last blog post! I’ve really no idea where the days are going at the moment I’ve had a few problems with my work PC recently. It becomes very unresponsive and gets progressively worse during the day I fired up the trusty task manger and the CPU was

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