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Symantec, Norton AV products are riddled with serious flaws

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 29, 2016.

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    Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy has unearthed a slew of critical vulnerabilities, including many remote code execution flaws, in Symantec and Norton enterprise and consumer AV products. The flaws affect the core engine deployed in the products and are, according to Ormandy, “as bad as it gets.” “They don’t require any user interaction, they affect the default configuration, and the software runs at the highest privilege levels possible. In certain cases on Windows, vulnerable code … More →

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