"On Friday 14th a scheduled update contained a false positive on the HSBC's UK internet Banking Website.
As soon as Kaspersky Lab was alerted to this fact it was fixed in a matter of minutes and posted to our update servers.
We are currently seeing around 30,000 new threats everyday and so on rare occasions a fix for one issue can have unintended consequences.
Kaspersky Lab takes this very seriously and has rigorous systems, processes and testing in place to avoid such a situation for our customers and partners. Kaspersky Lab apologises to HSBC and it's UK customers for the inconvenience caused."
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Anti virus software false positives (update)
To AVG and CA you can now add Kaspersky who last Friday managed to "detect" the HTLM-Agent-CE trojan on the HSBC Personal Internet Banking site. Kaspersky apologise thus: