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Password Manager flaw will hurt Trend Micro's reputation

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jan 15, 2016.

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    There is an inherent trust given to the makers of security tools, so when they screw up it really hurts. These are the companies we count on to keep us safe from malware. They are the last ones we want falling down on the job.

    But unfortunately Trend Micro did just that and it was a doozy. A Google security engineer discovered a vulnerability in Trend Micro Password Manager, a part of the Trend Micro Antivirus product, and published it on a Google Security Research site on January 5. The bug would allow for the remote execution of code and possibly for passwords to be stolen.

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