Symantec admits their network was hacked

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Symantec admits their network was hacked.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/01/M2Xv0R.jpg[/newsimage]Symantec has back pedaled on earlier statements that source code for some of their popular products had been obtained via a hack on a third party. Today Symantec admitted that their own network had been compromised resulting in stolen source code for some of their products.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/symantec-admits-their-network-was-hacked-57529/](http://www.myce.com/news/symantec-admits-their-network-was-hacked-57529/)


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#2

Well, there’s yet [B]another[/B] reason not to use Norton. An insecure security company…whoo. :slight_smile:


#3

Today Symantec admitted that their own network had been compromised resulting in stolen source code for some of their products.

This should be more then enough proof to all users of their software to jump boat. Source code is the blood and life of the company loose that and basically you either rewrite the code from ground up or get ready for another release of aka ANTIVIRUS 2009 again and in bigger out breaks.


#4

I’ve used Norton for years but it just keeps getting slower and slower. Time for something new…