Intel/McAfee: What's the future of security?

Discussion in 'hardware' started by ronjor, Jul 5, 2012.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    https://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/070512-intel-decesare-260687.html
     
  2. DOSawaits

    DOSawaits Registered Member

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    Hearing the name "McAfee" rings more marketing-expertise bells than security ones imho.
     
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    I assume I am not alone in NOT wanting McAfee technology embedded in my hardware... o_O
     
  4. Noob

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    Yeah! I hope they don't do this. o_O
     
  5. Whatever it is, I hope it never comes to fruition, because

    a) I'd trust McAfee AV to protect my computer from malware about as much as I'd trust a deaf Pomeranian to protect my house from vandals.

    b) The whole concept of the on-access AV should have died a long time ago.
     
  6. NGRhodes

    NGRhodes Registered Member

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    No quarms with McAfee (their support has been top notch for their corperate products we use), but not sure on embedded software of anykind is a good idea for anything other than appliances.
     
  7. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Read carefully - it says - with vpro enabled.
    Bios, disable vpro, problem solved.
    Mrk
     
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    Good because I don't Mcafee nowhere near my hardware.
     
  9. ams963

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    +1 :thumb: No McAfee near my pc or life.
     
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