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Members of hacking network Anonymous released an email thread Monday claiming that Symantec Corporation offered $50,000 in return for promising to keep the source code tied to its PCAnywhere and Norton Antivirus tools private.
Symantec advised customers to stop using its pcAnywhere software amid fears related to a recent security breach.
Symantec said on Tuesday that the hackers who obtained a portion of the security software's source code did so in a 2006 attack.
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.