Pro Tip: As an AV company, try not to flag your own software as malware

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Sophos had a little issue this week. After a typical update – since AV products update frequently – update, their AV was then detecting various updater agents (like the one that Sophos uses) as malware, called “Shh/Updater-B” and was quarantining or deleting those components, rendering Sophos completely without updating capabilities (ya know, so it could […]

A Man Named Henry

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I met a guy named Henry while I was working today. I was 1/3 techs onsite (It was a Polo Ralph Lauren store), Henry was one of them. He’s semi-bald, in his 40’s, and he’s pretty rad. We upgraded their server system and replaced 6 point of sale systems (a receipt printer, barcode reader, monitor, […]

RAID failure

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Republished with permission from theDailyWTF: “The rent must be cheap,” Alex mused as he pulled into the muddy field that served as a parking lot. He guided his car into a spot beside another car, which happened to be up on blocks. The building he was here to visit was a double-wide trailer that had […]