Computer virus was discovered in the year 1949, which can cause a lot of trouble inside the structure of a computer. John McAfee was the first man to have introduced the anti- virus to fight the infection of any virus into our computer. His anti-virus company is world famous even today, as well as himself. Though McAfee is well known for his invention of anti-virus, even if he started his career as programmer for NASA’s Institute for Space Studies, and reached up top most levels in his career, immediately he dropped all the way back through his participation in many unlawful actions. Let us have a look on how McAfee a well-known businessman became a most wanted man of felony.
Establishment of Anti-Virus
McAfee received a copy of Pakistani Brain computer Virus when he was working in the Lockheed Company, He came up with the software through which he can kill computer virus or stop them from infecting the system. First man to use anti-virus through a business model called Shareware. As a result of the discovery of anti-virus gave him an idea of his own company. He gave up his job and started his own company of anti-virus software in the year 1992, in the beginning it was named as Network General, and later renamed in his name. McAfee companies of anti-virus remain one of the largest in the world.
Quitting from his Company
To boost up sale McAfee made rumors that there was some serious virus out, when the system gets infected it can cause a complete shutdown of the hard disc and can smash up everything in it, losing all the data. He got succeed with his rumor, by rapid increase in the sales of the Software that year. McAfee lost his reputation among his co-workers and was strained to quit from his own company, and came out with his Share, being a wealthier man in the world.
McAfee interest in Yoga
Anti-Virus to Antibiotics
Drugs and firearms
Movie on McAfee
McAfee Arrested in Guatemala
The police department declared him as a ‘person of interest’ in related to the murder investigation of his neighbor. Though he was not charged for the murder, he was only wanted for questioning. He requested for asylum facility in Guatemala. Later he was arrested by the authorities of Guatemala for entering the place illegally.
Released and Deported