Google promises ‘the end of viruses’

by admin July 20, 2009 at 6:26 pm

Engineering director claims Chrome OS will finally defeat malware

Google’s Engineering Director has promised that its forthcoming Chrome OS will see ‘the end of malware’.

Google is promising what the latest issue of New Scientist magazine refers to as “a carefree antivirus nirvana” with its forthcoming Google Chrome OS.

Linus Upson, Google’s Engineering Director, has promised the company is: “Completely redesigning the underlying security architecture of the OS so users don’t have to deal with viruses, malware and security updates. It should just work.”

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