Symantec denies it uses rootkit in software

Friday, 13 January 2006, 1:40 AM EST

Symantec on Thursday disputed the claim by researchers who said it was using a rootkit to hide files from users. The fracas stems from a long-standing practice in Symantec's Norton SystemWorks suite to cloak a special directory. The SystemWorks feature is dubbed "Norton Protected Recycle Bin" and provides a way for users to retrieve files dropped into the regular Windows Recycle Bin.

At InformationWeek.

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