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…

READ ALSO:  Brain, Bayesian reasoning, hallucinations, schizophrenia, obstacles…

Perception is a powerful tool of distraction.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Comments (


  1. Computer viruses – A great tool! (which you already use) « Harmonia Philosophica

    […] company networks. It is not the first time a computer anti-virus update results in a disaster (see here for […]

%d bloggers like this: