John David McAfee (* September 18, 1945 at a U.S. military base in Scotland, United Kingdom, according to other sources in Sling, Gloucestershire; † June 23, 2021 in Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Barcelona) was a British/U.S. entrepreneur, programmer, and one of the pioneers in the development of antivirus and computer security software.
John David McAfee
September 18, 1945 – June 23, 2021) was a British-American computer programmer, businessman, and perennial political candidate. He founded the software company McAfee Associates in 1987 and ran it until 1994, when he resigned from the company. McAfee Associates achieved early success as the creator of McAfee’s first commercial antivirus software, and the business now produces a range of enterprise security software. The company was purchased by Intel in 2011, though it still bears the McAfee brand name. McAfee’s wealth peaked in 2007 at $100 million, before his investments plummeted in the financial crisis of 2007–2008.
McAfee was also a political activist. He unsuccessfully sought the Libertarian Party nomination for president of the United States in 2016 and 2020.
On June 23, 2021, McAfee was found dead due to an apparent suicide by hanging in a prison cell near Barcelona shortly after his extradition to the U.S. was authorized by the Spanish National Court.
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