Symantec false positives cripple thousands of Chinese PCs


Virus signature update mistakes critical Windows files for malware.

“It’s a terrible day for lots of Chinese users (especially Enterprise Users) who use Norton products today,” CISRT said. “This issue has made a huge effection to Chinese people.” Other reports claimed that more than 7,000 users had already contacted Rising Antivirus, a Chinese security company, asked for help on how they could recover their PCs.

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