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Symantec Offers $50,000 To Keep Source Code Private
2012-02-07 10:32:04

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. That deal, however, fell through, according to the AnonymousIRC Twitter account (http://twitter.com/anonymousirc), and the group said the code will be released for free to the Internet at large. CNET received confirmation from Symantec that it had offered to pay...

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2012-01-26 14:20:50

In an official announcement on its website, the Internet security giant Symantec advised customers to stop using its pcAnywhere software amid fears related to a recent security breach. The company explained in a web post that a group of Indian hackers had stolen old source code, exposing the remote access program to increased security risks. A statement on its website recommended that users disable the program “until Symantec releases a final set of software updates that resolve...

Symantec Says Source Code Stolen In 2006
2012-01-18 12:25:27

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 security software maker said in a statement that hackers have source code for Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition, Norton Internet Security, Norton SystemWorks, and PCAnywhere from 2006. "Upon investigation of the claims made by Anonymous regarding source code disclosure, Symantec believes that the disclosure was the result of a theft of source code that...

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...


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