Sunday, May 28, 2006

Wormy Norton

Silence may be golden unless you have a fatal flaw in your anti-virus software. In this case Norton/Symantec waited till late Friday after this story to even confirm the problem. Friday last business day, and they still have no patch or fix. Today is Sunday, what happens at the opening of business tommorow?

Flaw Found in Symantec Antivirus

MAY 26, 2006 07:11:32 AM

Security researchers at eEye Digital Security have discovered a serious flaw in Symantec’s enterprise antivirus software that could be used by hackers to create a self-replicating "worm" attack against Symantec users. Because Symantec has not yet confirmed the existence of the problem, much less patched it, eEye is offering few details on the vulnerability, which was first disclosed late Wednesday.

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