Microsoft updates antivirus after falsely labeling Chrome as malware

Jos

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Microsoft has made changes to its Security Essentials, Forefront and Defender software after it falsely identified Google's Chrome browser as a well-known online banking Trojan called Zeus and blocked it…

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Guest

Why update it? MS Security Essentials is not very far at all from reality.....
 
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Guest

hahah i got this false positive trying to go back to chrome couple days ago. installed it this time with MSE disabled. Glad it finally got fixed anyway.
 

MilwaukeeMike

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I wonder what about Chrome tripped the Malware checker in Security Essentials. Google has been known to record a lot of user data after all.
 

The5Xfactor

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<quote>Microsoft has made changes to its Security Essentials, Forefront and Defender software after it falsely identified Google's Chrome browser as a well-known online banking Trojan called Zeus and blocked it from users' computers</quote>

LOL, that's was good 10 minute laugh