Saturday, October 01, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
California Proposes Law That Would Require No Human Presence In Self-driving Cars
Shuttle Releases New Palm-sized and 4K Ultra Slim PC-NC02U Series
Nintendo NES Classic Edition Launches In November, NX Could be Announced Earlier
Foxconn's Sharp to Invest $570 Million on Flexible OLED Panel Production
Google Apps for Work Become Smarter, Part Of New G Suite
Amazon Offers $2.5 Million to Advance Conversational Artificial Intelligence
Raspberry Pi Upgraded With A Visual Overhaul Called Pixel
E FUN Nextbook Ares 11 2-in-1 Android Tablet Costs Just $179
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Symante...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Symantec: Disable Our pcAnywhere Software


Symantec aknowledged the risks of using its pcAnywhere software for accessing remote PCs due to known vulnerability risks.

pcAnywhere's source code was stolen in in 2006. Symantec said that after that incident, pcAnywhere customers have increased risk. Anyone with access to the source code has an increased ability to identify vulnerabilities and build new exploits, the company said.

Symantec recommended disabling the product until it releases a final set of software updates that resolve currently known vulnerability risks.

PcAnywhere is a software program that is also bundled with some titles in Symantec's Altiris line of software for managing corporate PCs, Symantec said in a white paper and note to customers released on its website overnight.

The company last week warned customers of the 2006 theft of the source code, or blueprints, to pcAnywhere and several other titles: Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition, Norton Internet Security, Norton Utilities and Norton GoBack. Symantec's analysis showed that due to the age of the exposed source code - except for that of pcAnywhere - Symantec and Norton customers should not be in any increased danger of cyber attacks resulting from this incident. However, all pcAnywhere 12.0, 12.1 and 12.5 users are at an increased risk.


Previous
Next
Motorola Sues Apple Again        All News        Amazon Announces AWS Storage Gateway For Enterprise Data
S-LCD Fully Incorporated by Samsung     General Computing News      Amazon Announces AWS Storage Gateway For Enterprise Data

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Symantec Announces $4.7 billion Acquisition Of Blue Coat and Strengthen Its Enterprise Cybersecurity Offerings
Symantec to Offload Veritas
Symantec To Sell Veritas Storage Unit: report
Symantec to Pay $17 mln For Patent Infringement
Symantec to Separate into Two Technology Companies
China To bar Symantec, Kaspersky Anti-virus: report
Symantec Says Antivirus Software Is Dead, Focuses On Zero-day Attacks
Stuxnet Roots Found Back in 2005
Microsoft and Symantec Take Down Bamital Botnet
Symantec Releases Enterprise Security Software For Mobiles
Norton Update Makes Some PCs Inoperable
Symantec Report Reveals Increase in Malicious Attacks in 2011

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .