Symantec source code exposed!

Symantec admits that parts of the source code of two of their older enterprise products have been obtained by third parties illegitimately! Although, the exposed source code may be old, this remains a case of IP theft and Symantec should not downplay the risks of this incident and should take serious action!

According to Symantec, the exposed code was for Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 11.0 – which is used to block outgoing data from being leaked. This is four years old and had been updated regularly since then!

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/it-pro/security-it/hackers-break-into-heart-of-antivirus-giant-symantec-20120109-1pqox.html#ixzz1iybEEh5k

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