Symantec Clears pcAnywhere for Use
Posted on: 02/01/2012 05:03 PM

The security vendor took the unusual step of urging users to disable the program after claims that a hacker group was mining stolen source code for vulnerabilities.

Symantec Clears pcAnywhere for Use


From PCWorld:
Symantec spokesman Brian Modena declined to declare the now-patched pcAnywhere as safe to use when asked that question multiple times, but hinted that the fixes the company has released were sufficient.

"At this time, Symantec recommends that customers ensure pcAnywhere 12.5 is installed, apply all relevant patches as they are released, and follow general security best practices," Modena said in a pair of emailed responses to questions about the software's safety.



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