back to article Kaspersky launches a range of perfumes to, er, defend your odour

Hot on the heels-emblazoned-with-Eugene's-face, Kaspersky has only gone and sent El Reg a range of branded toiletries, presumably meaning to imply we could brush up on personal hygiene. Well, we quite like our powerful and distinct olfactory identity, which of course is what we use to attract our vulture brethren, but we …

  1. Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

    Fear awakens our senses

    I eau T ?

    1. Alexander J. Martin

      Re: Fear awakens our senses

      A beer token for that. We are chuckled.

    2. Fraggle850

      Re: Fear awakens our senses

      Thumbs up but I wouldn't wear it, I gather that I eau T security is somewhat malodorous

      1. Midnight

        Re: Fear awakens our senses

        Remember, the "S" in "IoT" stands for security.

  2. DailyLlama

    I smell a rat...

    1. MrDamage Silver badge

      Eau de RAT, surely.

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  4. A. Coatsworth

    "Phish" what a great name for a perfume...

    Feel confident every day, smelling of Phish in the office! Let your Phishy musk lead others to you!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      As someone partial to a bit of used packet-sniffing, Phishy musk sounds right up my street.

    2. smudge
      Paris Hilton

      Has to be advertised using the old Blind Boy Fuller song "What's That Smell Like Fish?"!

      Paris because she's trying to figure out the answer.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Maybe McAfee could do one in honour of their founder.

    Then again I don't think anyone's interested in the odour of crazy, drugs and disappointment.

    1. Throatwarbler Mangrove Silver badge

      I beg to differ

      "I don't think anyone's interested in the odour of crazy, drugs and disappointment."

      The dating histories of many of my friends would tend to contradict that statement. Deliberately not using the "Joke Alert!" icon.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: I beg to differ

        Whatever McAfee smells like it obviously works, wasn't there a picture of him a while back surrounded by young ladeez?

  6. Fraggle850

    Smart move on Kaspersky's part

    Seeing as how the CIA reckon his AV products are easily breached (at least if the latest Wikileaks dump is to be believed), might be time to move into a different sector

    1. julian.smith

      Re: Smart move on Kaspersky's part

      Perhaps you need to actually read the Wikileaks dump or credible reports.

      I found references to two exploits:

      - one fixed "long ago"

      - the other fixed in 2015


  7. swschrad

    uh, folks, you DO realize it's a marketing stunt, right?

    I doubt this is going to the counter at Macy's or Walgreens. although, maybe Fry's....

  8. John Savard

    This Article Made Me Look at My Calendar

    And, amazingly, it wasn't April 1st.

    1. CrazyOldCatMan Silver badge

      Re: This Article Made Me Look at My Calendar

      T'was my first thought too.

      The second was about how astute they were to get free advertising..

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