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McAfee on the run again offers Cuba trade help
Published in News


If only there was software to make him more secure

On the run from US tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee has offered to help Cuba evade the US government too -- by launching a cryptocurrency that defeats a US trade embargo.

Samsung installs McAfee bloatware in TVs
Published in News
Friday, 01 March 2019 11:44

Samsung installs McAfee bloatware in TVs


For its own operating system

Samsung thinks it is a wizard wheeze to install McAfee bloatware in its tellies even though users will get practically no benefit at all.

Intel to flog off McAfee interest
Published in News
Monday, 17 December 2018 11:56

Intel to flog off McAfee interest


Early stages of talks

Chipzilla is talking about getting rid of its last stake in security outfit McAfee.

Gamers make good security experts
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 05 April 2018 10:58

Gamers make good security experts


McAfee suggests looking at your gaming history

Insecurity outfit McAfee has issued a new report which suggests that gamers might make good candidates for cybersecurity jobs.

Intel worried about McAfee’s phone
Published in News
Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:20

Intel worried about McAfee’s phone


It insists it owns his name

Intel is fuming that MGT Capital Investments went ahead with the announcement of the “John McAfee Privacy Phone” when it previously said that it did not plan to launch products and services under the McAfee mark.

McAfee claims Iran hacked the Democrats
Published in News
Monday, 24 October 2016 10:28

McAfee claims Iran hacked the Democrats


And North Korea did DYN

Colourful internet character John McAfee claims that Iran, and not Russia, hacked the Democratic National Committee.

McAfee puts spanner into Intel’s sell off
Published in News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 14:04

McAfee puts spanner into Intel’s sell off


I didn’t sell you my name

Industry colourful character John McAfee might be getting ready to put a spanner in the works of Intel’s multi-billion dollar spin off of its security business.

PC Group hardest hit in Intel's 12,000 job cuts
Published in PC Hardware


Software next target

Intel's restructuring axe seems to be falling on its PC client divsion and software areas with more than 12000 jobs to go.

McAfee shows world how to hack an iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 12:22

McAfee shows world how to hack an iPhone


You do not need to rewrite the operating system

Colourful IT candidate John McAfee showed how much rubbish Apple is putting into print by demonstrating that you don’t need to rewrite anything to allow the FBI access to a terrorist’s iPhone.

Hacking a big corporation is easy
Published in News
Friday, 04 December 2015 12:20

Hacking a big corporation is easy


McAfee claims a grannie could do it

Hacking a major corporation is so easy that even an elderly grannie could do it, according to technology industry character John McAfee.