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John McAfee Claims Antivirus is Dead in Recent Reddit AMA

Sep 25th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

John McAfee Claims Antivirus is Dead in Recent Reddit AMA

John McAfee is arguably the most eccentric CEO in the PC industry. In a recent Reddit AMA, the surprisingly subdued McAfee offered some interesting opinions on PC security and the future of computing. Some of the highlights of the interview included: John McAfee Doesn’t Use Antivirus One Redditor asked McAfee which type of antivirus he preferred. Instead of recommending a particular brand,

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Scam Alert: Website Verification Symbols Are Usually Meaningless

Oct 26th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Scam Alert: Website Verification Symbols Are Usually Meaningless

You don’t have to go far on the internet to find verification symbols. A PC software website might tell its customers that it’s a “Microsoft Gold Certified Partner”, for example. Or, a local business might display the fact that it’s a “BBB Accredited Business.” From McAfee to Norton, verification symbols can be found all over the web. And unfortunately, they usually don’t mea

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PC antivirus software maker John McAfee wanted for murder

Nov 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

PC antivirus software maker John McAfee wanted for murder

We don’t usually cover stories about murder charges in Belize, but this case is unique. This past weekend, computer antivirus pioneer John McAfee allegedly murdered a man in Belize. That man was American Gregory Paul, who was shot and killed inside his home on the island of Ambergris Caye. According to Gizmodo, McAfee had recently become involved with the drug trade and Russian mafia in Beliz

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McAfee update messes up home and business customers

Aug 24th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

McAfee update messes up home and business customers

In most cases, software updates fix a program or repair a security hole. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. A recent McAfee update left many users struggling to fix broken computers. The McAfee updates were called DAT 6807 and DAT 6808. The updates affected both home and business users, which means that thousands of McAfee users around the world were affected by the update. The upd

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