Software guru John McAfee

Eccentric software pioneer John McAfee is back in the spotlight -- lashing out at the anti-virus software that bears his name in a profanity-laced video. McAfee,

an American who helped create the anti-virus software industry,

generated a media frenzy at the end of last year when he fled his home in Belize, claiming that police wanted to frame him for murder. He has begun producing a series of YouTube videos, the first of which lampoons the McAfee anti-virus software company that he founded in the late 1980s and that is now owned by Intel Corp. (Reuters)

Anti-virus software founder John McAfee talks on his mobile phone as he walks on Ocean Drive in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla., on his way to dinner Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012. McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought refuge to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Anti-virus software founder John McAfee talks on his mobile phone as he walks on Ocean Drive in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla., on his way to dinner Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012. McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought refuge to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Anti-virus software founder John McAfee talks on his mobile phone as he walks on Ocean Drive in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla., on his way to dinner Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012. McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought refuge to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Software company founder John McAfee leaves an immigration detention center for the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. McAfee, who is being deported to the U.S., was detained last week for immigration violations after he sneaked into Guatemala from neighboring Belize, where authorities sought to question him about the murder of his neighbor. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee leaves an immigration detention center for the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. McAfee, who is being deported to the U.S., was detained last week for immigration violations after he sneaked into Guatemala from neighboring Belize, where authorities sought to question him about the murder of his neighbor. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee leaves an immigration detention center for the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. McAfee, who is being deported to the U.S., was detained last week for immigration violations after he sneaked into Guatemala from neighboring Belize, where authorities sought to question him about the murder of his neighbor. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
In this image made using a cell phone, software company founder John McAfee updates his blog at an immigration detention center in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The anti-virus guru was arrested at a hotel in an upscale neighborhood with the help of Interpol agents, hours after he said he would seek asylum in the Central American country. Guatemalan authorities were awaiting orders from their Foreign Ministry about whether to send him back to Belize, where he is a person of interest in the killing of a fellow expatriate American. Pictured at right is one of his lawyers, Karla Paz.(AP Photo/Sonia Perez)
In this image made using a cell phone, software company founder John McAfee updates his blog at an immigration detention center in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The anti-virus guru was arrested at a hotel in an upscale neighborhood with the help of Interpol agents, hours after he said he would seek asylum in the Central American country. Guatemalan authorities were awaiting orders from their Foreign Ministry about whether to send him back to Belize, where he is a person of interest in the killing of a fellow expatriate American. Pictured at right is one of his lawyers, Karla Paz.(AP Photo/Sonia Perez)
In this image made using a cell phone, software company founder John McAfee updates his blog at an immigration detention center in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The anti-virus guru was arrested at a hotel in an upscale neighborhood with the help of Interpol agents, hours after he said he would seek asylum in the Central American country. Guatemalan authorities were awaiting orders from their Foreign Ministry about whether to send him back to Belize, where he is a person of interest in the killing of a fellow expatriate American. Pictured at right is one of his lawyers, Karla Paz.(AP Photo/Sonia Perez)
Software company founder John McAfee poses for pictures after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. A Guatemalan official says McAfee, who has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull, was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in Guatemala City for entering the country illegally. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee poses for pictures after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. A Guatemalan official says McAfee, who has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull, was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in Guatemala City for entering the country illegally. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee poses for pictures after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. A Guatemalan official says McAfee, who has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull, was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in Guatemala City for entering the country illegally. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee, right, accompanied by his girlfriend "Sam," leaves after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, who has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull, has surfaced in public for the first time in weeks, saying Tuesday that he plans to ask for asylum in Guatemala because he fears persecution in Belize. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee, right, accompanied by his girlfriend "Sam," leaves after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, who has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull, has surfaced in public for the first time in weeks, saying Tuesday that he plans to ask for asylum in Guatemala because he fears persecution in Belize. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee, right, accompanied by his girlfriend "Sam," leaves after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, who has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull, has surfaced in public for the first time in weeks, saying Tuesday that he plans to ask for asylum in Guatemala because he fears persecution in Belize. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee adjusts a microphone in preparation for an interview in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull. Police are urging McAfee to come in for questioning. The anti-virus company founder fled Belize and is seeking political asylum in Guatemala, according to his lawyer Telesforo Guerra. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee adjusts a microphone in preparation for an interview in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull. Police are urging McAfee to come in for questioning. The anti-virus company founder fled Belize and is seeking political asylum in Guatemala, according to his lawyer Telesforo Guerra. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Software company founder John McAfee adjusts a microphone in preparation for an interview in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a "person of interest" in the killing of his neighbor in Belize, 52-year-old Gregory Faull. Police are urging McAfee to come in for questioning. The anti-virus company founder fled Belize and is seeking political asylum in Guatemala, according to his lawyer Telesforo Guerra. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

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