Interpreting Sophos… and Why it’s Important to Credit Unions

written by Pierluigi Stella

In recent days, it was reported that an update from Sophos (an AV company) caused the software to catch itself as a threat.

For as much as this may put a smile on your face, I wouldn’t attack the company too much about it.  It isn’t the first time an AV company causes issues with an update.  A while back, McAfee released an update which (falsely) detected a Windows system programs as a threat, and substantially took down hundreds of thousands of computers.  Less invasive false positives are a fact of the day as well. (Read more)