Hackers known to be with the group “Anonymous” have published Symantec’s Norton Antivirus source code on The Pirate Bay. The source code was stolen in 2006 but after attempts to extort money from Symantec failed, the group released it Thursday evening.
The file includes the source code to a number of products within the software suite, according to ZDNet. In addition the torrent includes a note calling for the release of the LulzSec hackers who were arrested on Tuesday.
Symantec has previously said that the breach will “not affect any current Norton product,” claiming the “current version of Norton Utilities has been completely rebuilt and shares no common code with Norton Utilities 2006.
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