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Antivirus gone wild: Kaspersky busts Windows Explorer

This morning's news brings reports of another case of mistaken identity leading to false arrest and other abuses of power by our neighborhood beat cop (um, I mean, anti-virus product.)

This time, Kaspersky anti-virus pulled Windows Explorer to the side of the road, hauled it off to jail, and put it in solitary confinement on suspicion of being infected with Huhk-C (reported to be a low-risk virus.)

Windows Explorer was eventually cleared of all charges and released. One hopes that the renegade cop Kaspersky faces disciplinary action. Given the historic lack of corrective action I'm not holding my breath.

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