Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Aug 2010 17:54 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Intel Chalk this one up on the 'uh, what?'-list of acquisitions. Intel announced today that it has acquired Mcafee, the security and antivirus company we all know and love. The press release is a bit vague on why, exactly, Intel made this rather odd acquisition.
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RE[4]: anti fail
by gireesh on Fri 20th Aug 2010 10:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: anti fail"
gireesh
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Well said. Not only that, even with just user access rights your data can go bye bye. I consider that to be an often overlooked aspect when people talk about linux security.

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