back to article Microsoft Friday false positive: Bluber-A ballsup makes sysadmins blub

Enterprises were faced with all sorts of inconvenience on Friday after a Microsoft security tool incorrectly flagged up benign files as infected with a worm. Microsoft Defender's false positive resulted in false alarms that files were infected by Bluber-A, a previously obscure cyber-pathogen. Redmond's security gnomes reacted …

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  2. Captain Badmouth
    WTF?

    What was in that first post?

    Was it bad language, nasty link, libel?

    1. Fatman Silver badge
      Joke

      Re: What was in that first post?

      Probably some derogatory reference to the "High Priest of Microsoft" - Steve Ballmer, if I were to hazard a guess.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Windows

        Re: What was in that first post?

        "Was it bad language, nasty link, libel?", Captain Badmouth

        "Probably some derogatory reference to the "High Priest of Microsoft" - Steve Ballmer, if I were to hazard a guess.", Fatman

        All it said was the actual name of the Windows file that triggered the false positive.

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