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New pcAnywhere Vulnerability Identified, 200,000 Systems At Risk
2012-02-23 05:41:21

Malicious code targeting a newly identified vulnerability in Symantec's pcAnywhere remote control product has been published online, exposing users to potential attacks that disrupt the software's capabilities. The disclosure comes just one month after Symantec made the unprecedented move of advising pcAnywhere users to disable or uninstall the program because hackers had obtained the remote access software's source code.   Days later, Symantec said it had patched all the known...

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...

2012-01-30 13:20:00

Security, Information Assurance Provider Cautions Government, Private Enterprises to Not Repeat $6.5 Billion of Mistakes with Data Protection and Secure Remote Access Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Route1 Inc. (TSXV: ROI), a security and identity management company that provides solutions to the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Federal Courts, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and a myriad of other organizations, today addressed the...

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...

2011-04-08 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world where budgets are tight and IT needs are high, technology professionals everywhere are trying to be lighter, more nimble and give their companies the tools they need to succeed today - and in the future. And as the workforce continues to shift from on-site teams to mobile users, remote access software, which allows helpdesk technicians to assume control of users' computers or unattended servers to provide support, is becoming...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Softlantida Inc. (http://www.anyplace-control.com) announces new major release of Anyplace Control software - version 5.0. The new version of PC remote control software offers users an easy solution for remote administration with lots of up to date features to control remote computer through the LAN or the Internet. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The new update of Anyplace Control offers all corporate and private users the best Windows 7 compatible PC remote control software. The...

2008-09-16 09:00:30

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the expansion of Symantec Protection Network, with the immediate availability of Symantec Online Remote Access beta release, helping businesses securely access their files and applications on their computer regardless of physical location. Symantec Online Remote Access, powered by pcAnywhere, is the third service offering since the Symantec Protection Network launch in February and builds on the success of Online Backup and Online Storage for...

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