Computers in schools, companies, and hospitals around the world got stuck repeatedly rebooting themselves April 21 after an antivirus program identified a normal Windows file as a virus, reports the Associated Press. McAfee Inc. confirmed that a software update it posted at 9 a.m. Eastern time caused its antivirus program for enterprise customers to misidentify a harmless file. It has posted a replacement update for downloading. McAfee could not say how many computers were affected, but judging by online postings, the number was at least in the thousands and possibly in the hundreds of thousands. McAfee said it is investigating...
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