Sophos, viruses, not so “sophos”…

Sophos has admitted that it suffered a false positive incident last night when its own anti-virus software began detecting an update as malware. [1] For most people a computer virus is a “bad” thing. However few people actually understand that usual update programs actually replicate many of the functions of a computer virus, even the “harm the target computer” one…

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Perception is a powerful tool of distraction.

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