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Webroot started tagging Windows files, Facebook as malicious after a faulty update

2017-04-26 07:50

Webroot home and business products are tagging Windows files and Facebook as malicious after a recent faulty update. Users are going crazy.

The Webroot home and business defense solutions started tagging legitimate Windows and Facebook as malicious after a recent update.

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Many organizations claimed hundreds and even thousands of malfunctions to their endpoints, the glitch caused the Webroot product to detect legitimate Windows files, including digitally signed ones, as W32.Trojan.Gen.

Many customers started reporting the embarrassing problem to online, they reported the issue through social media and Webroot’s forum complain serious problems for their businesses.

Files tagged as malicious by Webroot had been quarantined with important problems for the end-users.

The update is also blocking the Webroot security product to block access to Facebook as reported by many users on Twitter, the antivirus flagged the popular social network as a phishing website.

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