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Symantec’s pcAnywhere Source Code released on the popular Bittorrent indexing site The Piratebay where it quickly climbed into the top 5 seeded files of the Misc category.

What Anonymous Says :

"Symantec has been lying to its customers. We exposed this point thus spreading the world that ppl need" - #AntiSec #Anonymous

What Symantec Says :
Symantec can confirm that a segment of its source code has been accessed. 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 occurred in 2006. Since 2006, Symantec has instituted a number of policies and procedures to prevent a similar incident from occurring.
Furthermore, there are no indications that customer information has been impacted or exposed at this time.
What products were impacted?
Our investigation continues to indicate that the theft is limited to only the code for the 2006 versions of Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition; Norton Internet Security; Norton SystemWorks (Norton Utilities and Norton GoBack); and pcAnywhere.
The hackers have already announced that they will also release the Norton Antivirus source code.

Final Question :

Should Norton and Symantec customers be worried about the source code release?

Symantec stated that user’s who have upgraded the products to the latest version have nothing to worry about.

Source : Anonymous, Ghacks, thepiratebay

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