Hackers fail to extort $50,000 from Symantec, as pcAnywhere source code is published

Graham Cluley

Symantec has confirmed that source code of an old version of pcAnywhere has been published on the net by hackers, as claims are made that the data thieves tried to extort $50,000 from the security firm.Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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