Windows XP users who run certain Kaspersky antivirus software may find themselves offline after downloading a new update.
Released yesterday, the update causes Windows XP computers to lose their connection to the Internet.
IT administrators who use Kaspersky Endpoint Security at their organizations chimed into the Kaspersky forum yesterday and today complaining of connectivity problems. One person who manages around 12,000 computers with KES installed noted a slew of calls to the help desk from users knocked offline.
Some IT admins said they were able to restore Internet access by shutting down the monitoring of certain ports or disabling … Read more