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Hackers Threaten To Release Norton Source Code Tuesday
2012-01-15 04:26:26

The Norton Antivirus source code stolen by hackers earlier this month will be released in its entirety this upcoming Tuesday, an individual known only as "Yama Tough" said on Saturday. According to Reuters, Yama Tough, who has released source code from Symantec products and emails from the Norton developers over the past week, tweeted, "This coming Tuesday behold the full Norton Antivirus 1,7Gb src, the rest will follow," on January 14. In an article published online in The Times of...

Symantec Confirms Theft of Antivirus Source Code
2012-01-07 06:20:47

Officials at Symantec, the makers of Norton Antivirus, have confirmed earlier reports that cybercriminals successfully obtained a portion of the security software's source code and published it online earlier this week. In a Friday afternoon report, Nicole Perlroth of the New York Times said that company spokesman Cris Paden confirmed the hacking. The programming code obtained was for two of Symantec's antivirus products for businesses -- Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec...