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PC game labelled malware by anti-virus software

An independent PC and Mac game has been tagged as malicious by anti-virus software Symantec.

The game, called Lose/Lose, stays true to its name by deleting files from your hard drive every time you shoot an enemy ship. It begins with an explicit warning that this will be the case.

But Symantec claims that this is not enough for it not to be classed as a malicious application.

In a statement, Symantec stated: "There's nothing stopping someone with more malicious intentions from modifying it slightly and then passing it on to unsuspecting users, causing significant damage to a computer."

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