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Antivirus goes berzerk, affects hospitals, schools, police

Joe Ess
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McAfee Antivirus Program Goes Berzerk

Apparently one of our area hospitals was nearly shut down by the problem.


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fred rosenberger
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working for a major hospital organization, I'm somewhat shocked. Every department I know of has procedures for when their applications go 'down'. I can't believe they'd turn away all that money just because the computers broke...I know we wouldn't!!!


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Rizvan Asgarov
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This is bad news for McAfee Antivirus Program... Also some of companies that we supported are still use it.
So could they fix the problem?


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Joe Ess
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fred rosenberger wrote:Every department I know of has procedures for when their applications go 'down'.


I live in a cold, dark corner of this hospital so I can't say for sure, but we're so heavily invested in EMR's, I bet a major computer outage would cripple this facility.
 
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