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McAfee happy Intel will dump his name from anti-virus software

By learninmypc
Jan 7, 2014
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  1. John McAfee, the flamboyant millionaire who founded the eponymous anti-virus software pioneer that Intel Corp bought for $7.7 billion, says he is glad that the chipmaker plans to drop his name from the product.

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,471   +962

    This does not suprise me.
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,281   +325

    Ditto
     
  4. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,324   +285

    For $7.7Bill I wouldn't mind either haha
     
  5. bobcat

    bobcat TechSpot Paladin Posts: 688   +67

    "A rose by any other name..."

    I never had a high opinion of this antivirus and was surprised Intel bought it at a premium. Imo it's the product they should change, not the name.
     
    cliffordcooley likes this.

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