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Another reason not to use Symantec


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#1 Papakid

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 12:02 PM

Yeah, I know it has used a lighter footprint for several years now, but still...

 

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/17/tavis_ormandy_zeroes_in_on_antivirus_remotecrash_bug/


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Posted 25 May 2016 - 06:07 PM

At least they have fixes and patches in the works but Symantec products have never appealed to me.
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