Symantec claims leaked anti-virus code will not affect customers

Stuart Sumner
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Following the publication of Norton anti-virus source code by hackers, Symantec claims that its products will be unaffected

Symantec has said in a statement today that last week's leak and publication of the source code for its flagship Norton Antivirus product by hackers is related to old products and so is unlikely to...

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