Symantec patches corporate antivirus flaw

Thursday, 1 June 2006, 12:26 AM EST

here was no rest for Symantec engineers over the Memorial Day holiday weekend as the company burned the midnight oil to patch a flaw affecting its corporate antivirus software. The company released the fix over the weekend, just days after security researchers had discovered the problem.

Security firm eEye Digital initially reported the vulnerability last week. The flaw, if exploited, would have enabled hackers to run malicious software remotely on vulnerable PCs.

At CIO Today.

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