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Symantec Joins Sony In The Rootkit Business


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#1 boopme

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 03:27 PM

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Symantec Corp. has fessed up to using a rootkit-type feature in Norton SystemWorks that could provide the perfect hiding place for attackers to place malicious files on computers.

The Eweek article is here

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1910077,00.asp
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Posted 12 January 2006 - 04:05 PM

Just another reason to avoid Norton System Works, a hodge-podge of clunking applications. Just my opinion.
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Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:07 PM

Here's more: Symantec announces Norton Public Relations Nightmare 2006
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Posted 13 January 2006 - 09:22 AM

Symantec Denies Using Rootkit In Software
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Posted 14 January 2006 - 08:25 AM

Cloaking without malicious intent & The "Symantec rootkit"
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Posted 18 January 2006 - 01:48 PM

Mark Russinovich on Rootkits in Commercial Software
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