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Qihoo 360 Founder Says Microsoft Is Copying Their Antivirus

Microsoft security software is becoming an integral part of the experience not only on Windows but also on other devices.

But as far as Windows computers are concerned, Microsoft has made its security software the top offering, with fewer customers obviously interested in third-party solutions.

There’s no doubt Microsoft’s security offering has improved substantially lately, but according to the co-founder of a Chinese security vendor, it’s all happening because the software company is copying their ideas.

Zhou Hongyi, the co-founder of Chinese internet security firm Qihoo 360 Technology, made these remarks at the 10th Internet Security Conference in late July, telling the audience that Microsoft “is copying Qihoo 360, imitating the Qihoo 360 Safe Center, and creating a Microsoft computer butler.”

Further remarks were shared to the media after the event, with Pandaily citing … (read more)

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