Sunday, 16 December 2012

McAfee's unknown facts

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

McAfee was crazy about Yoga. After came out from his own company, McAfee sought out to educate Yoga ,and he also wrote few books on Yoga and released DVD’s in addition. ‘Into the Heart of Truth’, ‘The Secret of the Yamas’, ‘The Fabric of Self’ and ‘Beyond the Siddhis’ are his own writings.

Aero Trekking

McAfee altered his concern into sports and adventures to make money. He developed the sport of aero trekking. He opened his own sport business of aero trekking in New Mexico. After the death of his passenger  called Robert Gilson in adventure sport, family of Gilson sew McAfee as they claimed that his nephew was serving as an instructor on illegal terms. McAfee was charged about $5 million by Gilson family.
Anti-Virus to Antibiotics

McAfee after making money investing in other companies and selling some of his own, he wanted to research a new antibiotic which seemed like the next fast money to him. He even grew plants in the Jungle of Belize to develop these. Along with a partner called Allison Adonizio he found out an antibiotic which was believed to be an equivalent to Neosporin, though it is not completely tested.

Drugs and firearms

McAfee brought some land and made his home near the Mexico and was believed that he stayed with his 17-year- old girl friend. He was alleged of manufacturing methamphetamine drugs and was raided by policemen and did not find any drugs, they found an arsenal scientific lab and firearms. The Firearms were taken into police custody.

Murder allegation

His fellow citizen called Gregory Faull had a difficulty with McAfee lifestyle and he even had complained to authorities on the subject of the same. One day McAfee found all his dogs dead and it was poisoned. After two days of the death of the dogs, Faull was found dead in his home with a gunshot wound in the back of his head. Due the correlation between the incidents in recent times developed between both these men, the police wanted to question McAfee. But McAfee believed that the government is trying to monitor him incorrectly into a crime to take him out of the country. Consequently scared for being held and jailed, McAfee fled from his home and hide himself.

Movie on McAfee 

 He has stimulated Hollywood directors and producers to make a film out of his lifestyle. According to the latest news Montreal based TV producer Impact Future Media has got the rights into making McAfee Life story into a Tele Serial or Movie. It is whispered that McAfee sold the rights to tell the people his side of the story that he did not commit any of the crimes and he is innocent. Project is titled as ‘Running in the Background’.

McAfee Arrested in Guatemala

 After neighbor’s controversial death McAfee was afraid of being arrested, hence he ran and was in hiding in Belize.
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

Though he was hospitalized for symptoms of heart attack while he was on trial in Jail, he was sent back that it was only chest pains. Guatemala authorities sent him back to US, which he boarded a air travel to Miami.