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Indian hacking Group Lords of Dharmaraja Stole Norton AntiVirus Source Code

Submitted by Vidhu on Jan 07 2012 Views: 3542 | Subscribe

An Indian Hacker group has stolen Symantec's Norton AntiVirus Source code from Indian Government Servers.

Confirmation from Symantec's Facebook Page

Symantec Source Code Hacked

Symantec can confirm that a segment of its source code used in two of our older enterprise products has been accessed, one of which has been discontinued. The code involved is four and five years old. This does not affect Symantec's Norton products for our consumer customers. Symantec's own network was not breached, but rather that of a third party entity. We are still gathering information on the details and are not in a position to provide specifics on the third party involved. Presently, we have no indication that the code disclosure impacts the functionality or security of Symantec's solutions. Furthermore, there are no indications that customer information has been impacted or exposed at this time. However, Symantec is working to develop remediation process to ensure long-term protection for our customers' information. We will communicate that process once the steps have been finalized. Given the early stages of the investigation, we have no further details to disclose at this time but will provide updates as we confirm additional facts

Source: Infosecisland.com

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