Symantec backtracks, admits own network hacked

Warns pcAnywhere users they face increased risk, confirms theft of source code of prominent consumer programs

By , Computerworld |  Security, Symantec

"Symantec is currently in the process of reaching out to our pcAnywhere customers to make them aware of the situation and to provide remediation steps to maintain the protection of their devices and information," Paden said.

Paden did not reply to Computerworld's requests for comment on Symantec's revised statement.

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