News Glossary of Terms FAQs Polls Cool Links SpeedGuide Teams SG Premium Services SG Gear Store
Registry Tweaks Broadband Tools Downloads/Patches Broadband Hardware SG Ports Database Security Default Passwords User Stories
Broadband Routers Wireless Firewalls / VPNs Software Hardware User Reviews
Broadband Security Editorials General User Articles Quick Reference
Broadband Forums General Discussions
Advertising Awards Link to us Server Statistics Helping SG About
The Broadband Guide
SG
search advanced
 Username:
 Password:
Register
 forgot your password?

Microsoft antivirus software deletes Chrome browser

2011.10.03 11:53 by Daniela
Tags: Microsoft, Chrome, browser

 

Around 3,000 Google Chrome users couldn't access or even find their browsers on Friday, thanks to a bug in Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) antivirus that tagged Google Chrome as a piece of malware.

The antivirus software appears to have identified Chrome as the PWS:Win32/Zbot virus, a variation of the Zeus trojan, and automatically blocked it or even removed it from customers' machines. Around 3,000 users were affected.

Meanwhile, Google's released an update to automatically repair Chrome for affected users.

"The Chrome Stable channel has been updated to 14.0.835.187, and the Beta channel has been updated to 15.0.874.58," says the company's Jason Kersey. "These updates should help repair Chrome installs that were broken due to the issue with Microsoft Security Essentials."

Read more -here-

 

  Post your review/comments
    rate:
   avg:
comment discuss top

exec. time: 0.01309 s
Copyright © 1998-2014 Speed Guide, Inc. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy