Microsoft Investigates Bug That Mistakenly Flags Chromium-Based Apps as Malware

Windows’ “Defender” software is supposed to detect malware. But its Microsoft team is now investigating reports that it’s mistakenly flagging Electron-based or Chromium-based applications — as malware. “It’s a false positive, and your computer is OK,” wites the blog Windows Central: This morning, many people worldwide experienced Microsoft Defender warning them of a recurring virus threat….

Link: Microsoft Investigates Bug That Mistakenly Flags Chromium-Based Apps as Malware
via tech.slashdot.org

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