John McAfee Presidential Run

Buckle up: Antivirus pioneer and all-around crazy person John McAfee wants to run for President

By on September 9, 2015 at 8:35 AM.

Buckle up: Antivirus pioneer and all-around crazy person John McAfee wants to run for President

With Donald Trump not only running for President but actually enjoying a significant lead over rival candidates, the build-up to the 2016 Presidential election will undoubtedly be one for the record books, at least as far as entertainment value is concerned.

And just when you thought that the media circus surrounding the 2016 election couldn’t get any more absurd, anti-virus maker John McAfee this week announced that he plans to run for U.S. President with a newly formed party called the Cyber Party. On Tuesday, the Federal Election Commission confirmed that McAfee had filed the requisite paperwork to run.

In an email sent to Ars Technica, McAfee said that his newly formed Cyber Party “in terms of ideology and aims… is not really related to any existing party.”

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John McAfee Biography

McAfee founder John McAfee comes across as a gun-toting lunatic in new book

By on November 16, 2012 at 6:45 PM.

McAfee founder John McAfee comes across as a gun-toting lunatic in new book

Many of us were somewhat shocked when we heard that McAfee, Inc. founder John McAfee was wanted on murder charges in Belize. But according to a new ebook called John McAfee’s Last Stand written by¬†Wired’s Joshua Davis, we shouldn’t have been surprised one bit. Davis, who travelled to Belize to write his book on McAfee six months ago, found that the security software guru had apparently become a gun-toting paranoid who said strange things about misunderstanding reality. In an excerpt posted on Wired, Davis describes how McAfee convincingly pretended to play Russian Roulette in front of him while he frantically tried to convince McAfee to holster his gun. More →

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