Symantec fixes 'rootkit' bug in Systemworks

Thursday, 12 January 2006, 3:20 PM EST

Symantec has updated its popular Norton SystemWorks security suite this week following the discovery of a security bug that creates a possible means for hackers to hide computer viruses on infected systems. A design error in SystemWorks means files within the NProtect directory of the Norton Protected Recycle Bin are hidden from Windows APIs.

At The Register.

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