10-29-2013: Discussing Everything and Anything Website: Who Is McAfee.com Video: The McAfee guide to uninstalling McAfee Antivirus (WARNING - Adult Content - NSFW) Who is McAfee? John McAfee was born in the UK and raised in the United States. He has been employed by NASA's Institute for Space Studies, Univac, Xerox, Computer Sciences Corporation and Lockheed. While employed by Lockheed in the 1980s, McAfee received a copy of the Pakistani Brain computer virus and began developing software to combat viruses. In 1987 McAfee founded McAfee Associates, a computer anti-virus company. Around two years later, he quit Lockheed and began working full-time at McAfee Associates, He remained with the company he created until 1994. He continues his entrepreneurial ways to this day with various tech related ventures including one of his latest, D-central, a pocket-sized device that would, in theory, make it difficult for governmental agencies to snoop on your online activities by creating so-called floating networks.