Kaspersky inadvertently quarantines Windows Explorer

December 21, 2007

The security company's systems had decided that a virus called Huhk-C was present in the explorer.exe file, leading to its confinement or, in some cases, deletion. As Windows Explorer is the graphical user interface (GUI) for Windows' file system, this made it difficult to perform many common tasks within the operating system, such as finding files.

OK, so these things happen, but come on, this is pretty funny.

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