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#1 Bezukhov

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 02:50 AM

Lawsuit Says McAfee Plays Loose With Customer Data.

Edited by Bezukhov, 11 April 2010 - 02:50 AM.

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 09:07 AM

McAffe is a security company that doesn't keep there customers information secure. Doesn't sound good. I wonder what ARPU is going to do with all that customer data. If the lawsuit is correct a lot of people are going to have to change the credit cards. Even doing that there is all that personal information out there and new credit lines can be started with the real owner not knowing until they get a bill in the mail.

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Posted 12 April 2010 - 06:15 AM

Lawsuit Says McAfee Plays Loose With Customer Data.


That's nasty. I am glad I removed my McAfee trial. If I can avoid it , I don't deal with unsympathetic companies.

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Posted 12 April 2010 - 03:45 PM

I've never trusted them. And now my paranoia is justified and you posting this is sort of going to enable my future paranoia. Which I appreciate because I'm actually very comfortable with my paranoia.
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Posted 12 April 2010 - 04:34 PM

I'm actually very comfortable with my paranoia.

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 06:18 PM

I find it amusing that McAfee, an overbloated AV that hogs resources is the focus here. cryptodan swears by them. I'm surprised he hasn't spoken up on this thread lol.

I also find it amusing that Norton is included in that article in another lawsuit. It's really sad that two of the pioneers of AV protection got taken over by bean counters and now are known because of their aggressive marketing rather than their stellar (stellar no longer) reputation for being a good AV. If either of those companies spent even a quarter of the amount of money they spend buying off computer manufacturers and internet providers on R&D and making their AV's good, they wouldn't need to spend the other 3/4's..........

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 05:05 PM

This is shocking. You'd think that a security software vendor would have someone in the chain of command who would have balked at this blatant misappropriation of information and deception.

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 04:27 PM

Iam not to suprise as this. As a normal person I have uninstalled and did not like the software it was given. Much better choices out there today then this.




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