Welcome Guest | Sign In
ECTNews.com
E-Commerce Times TechNewsWorld CRM Buyer LinuxInsider
Discussions

TechNewsWorld Talkback

 
ECT News Community   »   TechNewsWorld Talkback   »   Re: High-Risk Flaw Found in Symantec's Software



Re: High-Risk Flaw Found in Symantec's Software
Posted by: Susan B. Shor 2005-12-22 12:18:23
See Full Story

A Symantec security flaw discovered by an independent security consultant is unlikely to be exploited -- despite its rating as a high risk by Symantec itself and a very high risk by security firm Secunia, said Forrester Research senior analyst Michael Gavin. The vulnerability, which could allow a hacker to take control of a machine during decompression of RAR files -- a file format commonly used for storage of large video or audio files -- is very similar to another one discovered in February.


Re: High-Risk Flaw Found in Symantec's Software
Posted by: djeff89 2005-12-22 12:25:26 In reply to: Susan B. Shor
Glad I got rid of all symantec and McAfee products from all of my business computers.
Switched to kaspersky instead. Much faster and better scanner.
Jump to:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ RSS
What do you think about Hillary Clinton's use of private email servers during her term as Secretary of State?
She broke the law and should go to jail.
She violated guidelines -- the issue is overblown.
She placed important state department information at risk.
Her servers might have been more secure than the government's.
I really don't care one way or the other.