Symantec presenter spotted using KAV

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jun 26, 2007

Another update embarrassment as rival software pops up.

After the recent damaging false positive incident in China, which has led Symantec to offer free software to those hit by the machine-crashing fault, another update-related issue has caused a rather less serious embarrassment to the company.

A presenter showing off the details of a new Symantec product range to a group of important clients was greeted with howls of laughter during his speech, when the machine he was using to run the PowerPoint presentation started an update of its anti-virus software - provided by rival Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky has tastefully declined to comment (scroll down) on the incident, but details can be found at ComputerWeekly, here.

Posted on 26 June 2007 by Virus Bulletin

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