Network Associates Antivirus Flaw Downs Microsoft Mail Servers

from the that'll-teach-'em dept

So, just days after Microsoft bought a competing antivirus vendor, it turns out that Network Associates antivirus software is knocking out Microsoft Exchange servers. Of course, the two have nothing to do with each other (Network Associates says the flaw has been known for months, and it’s only impacting those who haven’t downloaded a patch). However, it works out well for Network Associates – since many of those who came across the problem originally blamed Microsoft.

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